Bodmin in Cornwall County, England, United Kingdom
U.S. Army 29th Infantry Division Memorial
Memory of the 3533 Men of the
29th Division. United States Army
Killed in Battle from 6 June 1944
To Victory in Europe 8 May 1945
In October 1942 the 29th Infantry Divison Composed of
National Guard Units from Maryland, Virginia
Pennsylvania & the District of Columbia Sailed to
Great Britain to Support the Allies of the United States.
The Division Moved from Tidworth to Cornwall in May 1943.
The 115th Regimental Combat Team was Stationed at Bodmin.
With the 116th at Plymouth and the 175th near Camborne.
The Friendliness of the British People was Deeply
Appreciated by the American Soldiers.
The Division Successfully Assaulted Omaha Beach
6 June 1944 and then Participated in the Campaigns of
Normandy. Northern France. Rhineland and Central
Europe. Suffering No Less than 19,814 Casualties.
Units of the 115th R.C.T. Stationed at this Barracks and in Bodmin Included:
H.Q. 115th Infantry Regiment Col. E.N. Slappey
With Cannon, Anti-Tank and Service Companies. 3rd Bn.
110 Field Artillery Bn. (105mm) Lt. Col. J.P.
Company B 104th Medical Bn. Capt. L.N. Kolman
The Maryland National Guard Military Historical Society
Brig. Gen. E.G. Beacham, M.D. (ret) President
Location. 50° 27.921′ N, 4° 42.908′ W. Marker is in Bodmin, England, in Cornwall County. Marker is at the intersection of St Nicholas Street (England Route B3268) and Castle Canyke Road, on the right when traveling north on St Nicholas Street. Touch for map. Located on Cornwall’s Regimental Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Bodmin, England PL31 1EG, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bodmin Militia Stores Keep (here, next to this marker); RAF Linguists Association (here, next to this marker); Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bodmin War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bodmin Beacon (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Trafalgar Way (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Sir Arthur Quiller Couch House (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); St Breward War Memorial (approx. 11.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bodmin.
Also see . . . Cornwall’s Regimental Museum. (Submitted on October 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.