A mother says she is heartbroken after a memorial bench dedicated to her soldier son killed in Afghanistan was stolen, damaged and dumped.
Villagers raised money for the bench when Paul Muirhead died after a Taliban attack in 2006. They say they are stunned anyone would do such a thing.
This bench was placed outside the Snitterfield Arms in Warwickshire in memory of Lance Corporal Paul Muirhead, who was killed in a Taliban attack in 2006.
A bench in memory of a soldier killed in Afghanistan has been taken from its place outside a pub in a Warwickshire village and damaged. Villagers and friends of Lance Corporal Paul Muirhead, who was killed in a Taliban attack in 2006, say they are appalled.
Violet Claydon says the damage to the bench in memory of Lance Corporal Paul Muirhead shows a lack of respect.
Vandals have destroyed a memorial bench dedicated to a Warwickshire soldier, killed in Afghanistan.
They took it from a pub garden in the village of Snitterfield and dumped it streets away.
Lance Corporal Paul Muirhead was killed in a Taliban attack in 2006
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