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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Monty

 
 
Monty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
1. Monty Marker
Inscription.
Monty
Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery
of Alamein
Portsmouth Garrison Commander 1937 - 38
Allied Land Forces Commander on D-Day
and During the Normandy Campaign
This Statue Was
Erected from Donations Made by
Veterans, Organisations, Individuals
And the Business Community
Unveiled
4th June 1997
by
HRH The Duke of Kent, KG

 
Erected 1997.
 
Location. 50° 46.797′ N, 1° 5.359′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Serpentine Road and Clarence Esplanade, on the left when traveling south on Serpentine Road. Touch for map. Located at the D-Day Story Museum on the Clarence Esplanade. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO5 3NT, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Soldier of World War Two (a few steps from this marker); 9-inch Armstrong-Fraser Gun (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); 68–pdr Muzzle Loader Gun (about 150 meters away); Royal Arms of Charles II (about 180 meters away); The Inscription
Monty image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
2. Monty
(about 180 meters away); Royal Visit Commemoration (about 180 meters away); Southsea Castle (about 180 meters away); The Bell (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. The D-Day Story Museum. (Submitted on September 19, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Bernard Montgomery on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 19, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, World II
 
The Boulder Behind the Monty Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
3. The Boulder Behind the Monty Statue
D–Day 40
6th June 1944 — 6th June 1984
This Plaque was Unveiled by the Right Worshipful The Lord Mayor
of Portsmouth, Councillor John S. Marshall C.B.E. on 13th June 1984
on the Occasion of the Planting of Twelve Oak Trees by the
Following Countries, Cities and Organizations to Commemorate
the Fortieth Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy
Australia · Belgium · Canada · Czechoslavakia · France · Great Britain · Greece · Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · Poland · United States of America
City of Portsmouth · Ville de Bayeaux · Ville De Caen · Ville de Le Havre
Aircrew Association · Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women · British Red Cross Society · D-Day and Normandy Fellowship · Normandy Veterans Association · Southampton Master Mariners · Woman’s Royal Voluntary Service
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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