Village celebrates safe return of all its WW1 soldiers, 100 years on

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A HUNDRED years on from the World War One, a led walk celebrates the fortune and fortitude of a Herefordshire village that saw each of its servicemen return home safely.

‘Knil – a thankful village’ forms part of the Kington Walking Festival, and commemorates the centenary of WW1.

The five-mile walk will take place on September 19, starting and ending at St Michael’s Church where a plaque records the gratitude of the village for the safe return home of its soldiers.

Even in a small village, this was a rare occurrence.

For more information or to book walks visit www.kingtonwalks.org, email info@kingtonwalks.org or telephone 07585 055984.

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