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Soldier's bravery finally recognised

The name of a Second World War soldier from Warwickshire, who died covering a grenade to save others, is to be added to a war memorial in his home town.

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Fallen soldier's name added to war memorial

The military came out in honour of Sgt Maj Augustus Jennings Credit: ITV News Central

The name of a Second World War soldier from Warwickshire, who died covering a grenade to save others has been added to a war memorial in his home town.

More than 70 years after his death Sgt Maj Augustus Jennings name was added to the memorial Credit: ITV News Central

Company Sgt Maj Augustus Jennings was one of about 100 British soldiers killed in the Wormhoudt massacre, near Dunkirk in France, in 1940.

Roads were closed in Rugby and a military band played as around 30 members of his family attended to watch his name being engraved.

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