A SHOP named after Aveley fallen hero, Lance Corporal Nicky Mason is set to open.
Nicky died in Afghanistan in 2008.
A spokesperson for the shop said: "It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of our charity shop. The Lance Corporal Nicky Mason memorial fund
Army Surplus Store at 25 High Street Aveley.
Right opposite the war memorial and St Michaels Church.
Official opening at 10 am on Saturday 23rd of January.
Opening ceremony to be conducted by Councillor Sue Gray Mayor of Thurrock
"Please come and support our charity
"We stock army surplus clothing and equipment all proceeds go to charitable causes as we are a non profit organisation."