Mémorial Royal Hamilton Light Infantry - Dieppe, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 49° 55.672 E 001° 04.435
31U E 361761 N 5532389
Quick Description: [EN] Memorial to commemorate the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry who were part of the Dieppe Raid on the 19th of August 1942. [FR] Mémorial pour commémorer le Royal Hamilton Light Infantry qui participait au raid sur Dieppe le 19 août 1942.
Location: Normandie, France
Date Posted: 1/13/2021 2:00:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM13N5F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ištván
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Long Description:
Front plate - "Here landed the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (W.R.) 2nd Canadian Division, at daybreak August 19, 1942"

Back Plate - "For the glory of God and in immortal memory of the 201 officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (WR) who fell on this plaza, on the beach and in the city of Dieppe on August 19, 1942 "

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Plaque avant - "Ici débarqua la Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (W.R.) 2e division canadienne, au point du jour le 19 août 1942"

Plaque arrière - "Pour la gloire de Dieu et à la mémoire immortelle des 201 officiers, sous-officiers et soldats de la Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (W.R.) tombés sur cette esplanade, sur la plage et dans la ville de Dieppe le 19 août 1942"

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: The monument is located along Dieppe beach / Le monument se trouve le long de la plage de Dieppe

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Boulevard de Verdun
Dieppe, Seine-Maritime France
76200


Commemoration: memorial commemorating and honoring

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

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