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Dispute over VC headstone

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 @ 12:12

A STONEMASON, Daniel Mooney, who traced the lost grave of his town's only holder of the Victoria Cross has been told that he must remove the "unlawful" headstone that he erected to mark the burial site.

But Mr Mooney says that he has permission to install the stone at Bridlington Priory, in east Yorkshire, and is refusing a diocesan demand to take it down or pay £270 for a faculty.

He has written to his MP, Greg Knight, seeking support, and plans an approach to the ...

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