MILITARY memorabilia worth more than £4,000 has been stolen from a garage near Woodstock Road, Salisbury.

About 12 boxes containing military memorabilia, silver items, a small Meissen pot with an orange rosebud handle, engraved hip flasks and lead soldiers, were stolen at some point between January 10 and 22.

Other items stolen include brass candle holders, a 1700 hide book with handwritten notes inside, a Clarice Cliff crocus bowl and other pieces, a Nijmagen medal, an assortment of Gendarmerie buttons, a light infantry pennant and two silver tipped Swagger sticks.

PCSO Emma Fisher said: “The items stolen may well have been taken to antiques dealers and I would like to appeal for anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen goods to contact me.

“These items were collected by the owner over many years and have huge sentimental as well as financial value.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PCSO Fisher on 101 or Crimestoppers or 0800 555111.