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15/11/2019

The Battle of Britain memorial in Kent was temporarily closed after the discovery of a Mills Bomb (No. 36 Hand Grenade) during routine maintenance works.

 

The device, one of the most commonly-found items of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) across the country, was destroyed in situ by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team.

 

See: https://www.kentonline.co.uk/folkestone/news/explosion-carried-out-after-grenade-found-at-war-memorial-216510/