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Shoreham village tribute honours veteran of 1815 conflict

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    THERE'S a weather-blasted headstone in the churchyard at Shoreham where 146 years of howling winds, driving rain and baking sun have punched a hole through it like a cannon ball.Its delicately-carved dedications have long since fallen away. The name of the man who lies beneath has gone.But on Thursday, in tree-dappled sunlight, the grave became the focal point for a very rare event – its existence so significant that eight troopers of the Royal Horse Artillery journeyed from Wiltshire to...
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