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SALTASH PASSAGE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2008

Located on the waterside of Saltash Passage, on the Plymouth side of the River Tamar, this memorial does not list any casualties but instead is one of commemoration. The Lord Mayor, Alderman Leslie F Paul was also present. Further along the waterside there is also a plaque to commemorate the opening of Normandy Hill, US Army Route No. 23 June 1944, named by the Mayor of Cherbourg M.Rene Schmitt May 1947.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2008

This tablet marks the departure from this place of units of the V and VII corps of the United States Army on the 6th June 1944 for the D-Day landings in France and was unveiled by his excellency John Hay Whitney the Ambassador of the United States of America 14th May 1958.

Last updated 14 July, 2008

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