London in Middlesex County, Ontario — Central Canada
The 1st Hussars
of the members of
THE 1ST HUSSARS
both the living and the dead, who together with
other Canadian and Allied servicemen
participated in the glorious campaign of 1944-1945
that led to the liberation of the Netherlands.
The Grateful Dutch Canadians of London
Re-dedicated June 6, 1998 by:
The Dutch Canadians Remember
Committee of 1995
Erected 1970 by The Dutch Canadians Remember Committee of 1995.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1970.
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. Markers are on "Holy Roller," the M4 Sherman tank on display in Victoria Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London, Ontario N6A 3G7, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Holy Roller" (here, next to this marker); 50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy (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 (about 240 meters away); Veterans' Garden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Veterans' Memorial Carillon (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
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