Wreath Laying in Hérouville, Normandy
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Hérouville, Normandy, June 2009
The wreath, sent by the Regimental Association, was laid by Sgt Chris Headland, who was accompanied by Drummer Birkin.
Chris's own uncle, Don, sadly died of wounds, with the 2nd Battalion, before Hérouville. He was one of the Battalion's first casualties at Sword Beach.
The 2nd Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment
In Grateful memory of the 32 who died in the liberation of Hérouville 8th July, 1944
and the further 208 who gave their lives in the battles for France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
This memorial was unveiled by the then Commanding Officer Major General Sir Christopher Welby-Everard KBE CB DL
6th June 1990
|Video clips of two Normandy Veterans, Lewis Goodwin and Charlie Denton, speaking to school children at the Old Barracks, Lincoln, 2006.|