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Bench dedication for fallen Maidenhead rifleman

Bench dedication for fallen Maidenhead rifleman

Daniel Darlington

Bench dedication for fallen Maidenhead rifleman

Family and friends of the rifleman Daniel Hume who died fighting in Afghanistan will attend a bench dedication ceremony in his honour.

The popular Maidenhead soldier was killed by a roadside bomb while serving with the 4th Battalion the Rifles in Helmand Province in 2009.

His mother Wendy Ellis Stafford has invited members of the 22-year-old's battalion to the ceremony in Boyn Grove Park on Monday, March 18, from 11am.

She and Daniel's father Adrian will plant a tree for their son on the brow of a hill in the park that overlooks The Altwood School and Boyn Hill Cricket Club ground.

"It's going to be a lovely location and a fantastic place for people to spend some time," said Wendy.

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