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Final Victoria Cross paving slab unveiled to honour First World War hero

PRESS RELEASE: The fourth and final commemorative paving slab dedicated to the Plymouth and Devonport-born soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their acts of bravery during the First World War has been unveiled on the Hoe.

The slab is in honour of Brigadier Sir Arnold Horace Santo Waters VC, CBE, DSO, MC (23 September 1886 – 22 January 1981).

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City unveils commemorative slab in honour of First World War hero

PRESS RELEASE: The first of four commemorative paving slabs dedicated to Plymouth-born soldiers who received the Victoria Cross for their bravery during World War I has been unveiled on the Hoe.

The slab is in memory of Alfred Joseph Richards VC (21 June 1879 – 21 May 1953) – a Plymouth-born soldier who served in the Lancashire Fusiliers and who saw action at Gallipoli, Turkey.

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