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Appeal over stolen cross dedicated to Kent soldier

Recovered church cross
Image caption Police believe the item may have been stolen from Kent or Norfolk

Police are trying to trace the owner of a church cross that is dedicated to a fallen Kent soldier.

Officers from Norfolk Constabulary recovered the brass cross in Great Yarmouth in July and believe it may have been stolen from Norfolk or Kent.

The item has an inscription on the back dedicated to the memory of Capt John Pellew Carvosso, of the 5th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

Capt Carvosso was kill led in action in Kurdistan, in 1921.

Both Norfolk Constabulary and Kent Police have asked for anyone with information about the cross or its theft to contact officers.

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