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Ollie's bench overlooking Aston Clinton cricket field

The memorial has been unveiled three months after the 13-year-old passed away.

Published by the Mix96 News Team at 10:29am 26th February 2018. 2-minute read.

Ollie's bench overlooking Aston Clinton cricket field

A permanent memorial has been unveiled for Aston Clinton's Ollie Gardiner.

The 13-year-old passed away just before Christmas, after fighting brain tumours.

Now, there is a bench by his graveside, overlooking the cricket pitches where he loved to play.

It's at St. Michael and All Angels Church.

Ollie with parents

The post announcing the bench on Facebook says:

Ollie’s many visitors will appreciate somewhere to sit and spend time with him.

The bench is engraved with a cricket bat, ball and stumps and “Hey ho - In heaven the pitches are perfect and the sun shines as much as Ollie’s smile”. 

A few days before, his dad Peter posted the following:

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