Memorial to honour British servicemen and women

Name engraving for British servicemen and servicewomen who were killed in 2012 will begin at the Staffordshire Memorial Arboretum today.

Engraver Nick Hindle will begin the task of engraving the names of 43 army personnel, five Royal Marines and five RAF personnel.

Nick Hindle engraving names at the Staffordshire Memorial Arboretum in 2010

Mr Hindle will be there for the next month as he engraves the names, which will be read out and dedicated in a special service for families later in the year.

There are already 16,000 names on the memorial.