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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Soldier's bravery finally recognised

Chris Worman, from Rugby Borough Council, said it was "only right" that Sgt Maj Jennings' name should be added to the memorial.

He sacrificed his own life to save those of his platoon and although the SS thought they'd killed everybody, there were a couple of survivors that lived to tell this remarkable story

The actions of this particular group and others, of course, meant that more than 360,000 troops could be safely evacuated from the beaches, which ultimately was seen as a success.

– Chris Worman

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