Memorial stolen from Isle of Man cemetery

A First World War memorial has been stolen from a cemetery in Peel, on the Isle of Man.

Read more from BBC News

This memorial was last seen in December 2006, which illustrates how important it can be for the protection of war memorials to carry out regular condition surveys, especially for those in out of the way locations.  If a memorial is stolen to be melted down for scrap metal, publicising the loss quickly may mean the difference between recovering it and losing it forever.

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