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A postman with a metal detector has reunited a Calderdale pensioner with her soldier father’s war medal after more than 60 years.

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Mick Wells returned Pte Joseph Hinchcliffe’s campaign medal to Mary Turner with help from his Garrett AT Pro International metal detector.

Mick Wells, from Luddenden Foot, was looking for forgotten treasures in Rishworth when he stumbled across a silver campaign medal from the First World War belonging to Pte Joseph Hinchcliffe.

And after a bit of detective work with help from a friend he managed to track down the rightful owner, Pte Hinchcliffe’s daughter Mary Turner, who had since moved to Triangle.

Read more: http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/

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