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Blue plaque honours animal hero and her owner

Exeter’s animal hero, the valiant pigeon Mary of Exeter, and her owner, Cecil “Charlie” Brewer, will be honoured on Saturday 20 January 2018 by the unveiling of a blue plaque at her owner’s former home in West Street.

Mary, part of the National Pigeon Service during the Second World War, carried top secret military messages across the...

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By Mary Youlden
Posted: 16/01/18
Updated: 16/01/18