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Honorarium Plaque

Following a suggestion received from a member of the public, the Council has arranged for a plaque to be displayed in recognition Edward, (Ned), Benn Smith, youngest recipient of the Victoria Cross in World War 1, who was born in Maryport on 10 November 1898.

 It was agreed that the plaque would be placed on a bench overlooking North Quay, where Mr Smith resided.