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London in Middlesex County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy

1944 - 1994

 

“Hodie Non Cras”

 
50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2009
1. 50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker
Inscription. This plaque is placed here to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy on D Day, 6th June 1944. It is dedicated to the soldiers of the First Hussars, to those who took part in the assault, to those who fought in the European Campaign, and to those who gave their lives to liberate France, Belgium, and Holland.
 
Erected 1994 by 1st Hussars.
 
Location. 42° 59.429′ N, 81° 14.958′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Central Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on "Holy Roller," the M4 Sherman tank on display in Victoria Park. Marker is in this post office area: London, Ontario N6A 3G7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 1st Hussars (here, next to this marker); "Holy Roller" (here, next to this marker); The British Garrison in London (within shouting distance of this marker); London Women's Monument (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); London South African War Memorial (about 210 meters away); Crimean War Cannons
50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2009
2. 50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker
The 1st Hussars marker is also in photo.
(about 240 meters away); Veterans' Garden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Veterans' Memorial Carillon (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in London.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
"Holy Roller" and Markers Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2009
3. "Holy Roller" and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,568 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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