Event    From 1944  To 1944

Operation Overlord

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Belgium, France, Netherlands, USA

The allied campaign in WW2 for the liberation of North West Europe including the Normandy D-Day landings.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Operation Overlord

Commemorated ati

D-Day Tree

These 4 plaques, each about 7" (we didn't actually measure them) are laid int...

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Dwight D Eisenhower

The United States of America recognizes the selfless service and manifold con...

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Operation Torch & Operation Overlord

Norfolk House In this building, 24 June 1942 - 8 November 1942, general of t...

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Other Subjects

Job Drain

Job Drain

Soldier. Born Job Henry Charles Drain in Barking, Essex. In WW1 he was a driver in the 37th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. On 26 August 1914 at Le Cateau, France, he and another driver saved two B...

Person, Armed Forces, France

3 memorials
Eric Gascoigne Robinson, VC

Eric Gascoigne Robinson, VC

Rear Admiral. Born Eric Gascoigne Robinson in Greenwich. He joined the Royal Navy in 1897 and by 1910 had reached the rank of Lieutenant Commander. At the outbreak of WW1, he was despatched to the ...

Person, Armed Forces, Turkey

War served, WW1
2 memorials
Conscientious Objectors, WW1 - Haringey

Conscientious Objectors, WW1 - Haringey

350 Haringey men were Conscientious Objectors in WW1. Some of the names are given at Conscientious Objection Remembered: Harry Phipps, a printer; Charlie Walker, one of five brothers, all COs; John...

Group, Armed Forces, Peace

1 memorial
Midshipman Anthony Edward Baldwin

Midshipman Anthony Edward Baldwin

Anthony Edward Baldwin was born on 18 April 1900, the youngest of the three children of Edward Thomas Baldwin (1847-1937) and Emily Henry Louise Stoker (1866-1936). His birth was registered in the ...

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Private George Henry Dawkins

Private George Henry Dawkins

George Henry Dawkins was born on 23 October 1883, one of the seven children of George Henry Dawkins (1847-1921) and Susannah Dawkins née Linger (1852-1927). His birth was registered in the 4th quar...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW1
1 memorial