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Arromanches-les-Bains in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
 

Royal Logistics Corps Memorial

 
 
Royal Logistics Corps Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
1. Royal Logistics Corps Memorial Marker
Inscription. In proud memory of the part played by men of
The Royal Army Service Corps,
The Royal Army Ordnance Corps,
The Royal Pioneer Corps,
The Army Catering Corps,
and the Postal and Courier service of the the Royal Engineers, in the Allied Armies' landing operations at Arromanches and other Normandy beaches in June 1944. Their conduct and achievements are our heritage.
 
Erected 1994 by Officers and other ranks of the Royal Logistics Corps.
 
Location. 49° 20.423′ N, 0° 37.252′ W. Marker is in Arromanches-les-Bains, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker can be reached from Place du Six Juin 1944 0.1 kilometers west of Rue F.Jourdan de la Passardière. Click for map. Marker is on the beach side of the Musée du débarquement (D-Day Landing Museum). Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Place du Six Juin 1944, Arromanches-les-Bains, Basse-Normandie 14117, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L.S.T. & Landing Craft Association Memorial (here, next to this marker); Merchant Navy Seamen Memorial (here, next to this marker); Royal Air Force Beach Squadrons Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mulberry Harbours Memorial
Royal Logistics Corps Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
2. Royal Logistics Corps Memorial Marker
(here, next to this marker); Passerell de Route Flottante de Port Mulberry (within shouting distance of this marker); Allan Beckett Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Arromanches-les-Bains : Un village de pêcheurs (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Arromanches-les-Bains : La Bataille d’Arromanches (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Arromanches-les-Bains.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Placard for the 5.5 inch artillery piece near the marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
3. Placard for the 5.5 inch artillery piece near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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