London in Middlesex County, Ontario — Central Canada ()
by 1st Hussars, 4th June 1950
in memory of the First Hussars who fell
in two World Wars
The only tank of 6th Canadian Armoured
Regiment (1st Hussars) to complete campaign in North-West Europe
D-Day 6th June 1944
VE-Day 8th May 1945
Erected 1950 by 1st Hussars.
Location. 42° 59.429′ N, 81° 14.958′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Memorial is on Central Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted 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. The 1st Hussars (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 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.
Categories. • War, World I • War, World II •
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