PASSAGE WAR MEMORIAL
War 2 -
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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.
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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.
14 July, 2008