The memorial plaque for Private Robert Davies at Lichfield City station

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A wreath in memory of a soldier killed by an IRA gunman at Lichfield City station will be re-instated.
The memorial plaque for Private Robert Davies at Lichfield City station
Private Robert Davies died as he waited for a train in 1990. He had been based at Whittington Barracks and had been with the military for just 12 weeks when he was shot and killed on the platform. A plaque in his memory is in the stairwell of the station, but a poppy wreath has recently vanished. However, London Midland has confirmed that its removal is only temporary. “The wreath is in the station office area while the area is being repainted,” a spokesperson for the train operator said. “It will be back in place soon.”

Ross

Founder of Lichfield Live and editor of the site.