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Ranville in Manche Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
 

Lance Corporal Brian J. Mullen (Sapper), R.E.

Pegasus Bridge Memorial Museum

 
 
Lance Corporal Brian J. Mullen (Sapper), R.E. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2008
1. Lance Corporal Brian J. Mullen (Sapper), R.E. Marker
Inscription. After crossing Pegasus Bridge under enemy fire on the 6th of June 1944, Lance Corporal Brian J. Mullen (Sapper), R.E. No. 4 Commando, Intelligence Section, a talented artist, was killed while going back to help a wounded Commando comrade.

Alors qu'il venait de traverser le Pont de Pegasus sous le feu ennemi, il revint sur ses pas pour secourir une camarade Commando et fut mortellement blessé.
 
Erected by W.H. Sellars, M. Chauvet.
 
Location. 49° 14.54′ N, 0° 16.312′ W. Marker is in Ranville, Basse-Normandie, in Manche Département. Marker is on Avenue of Major Howard. Click for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Pegasus Bridge Memorial Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Ranville, Basse-Normandie 14860, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bailey Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Pegasus Bridge Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Horsa Glider (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Major R. J. Howard (about 150 meters away); First House Liberated in France (about 240 meters away);
Pegasus Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2008
2. Pegasus Bridge
Fourth Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (approx. 17.3 kilometers away); In Memory of All Canadian Gunners (approx. 17.3 kilometers away); Message to the French Resistance (approx. 17.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ranville.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Pegasus Bridge-original bridge image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2008
3. Pegasus Bridge-original bridge
M3 A1 Half-Track image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2008
4. M3 A1 Half-Track
Machine Gun image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2008
5. Machine Gun
Bofors 40 mm Gun image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 27, 2008
6. Bofors 40 mm Gun
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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