Fort Garry Horse D-Day Memorial Plaque

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Municipality/Province: Winnipeg, MB

Memorial Number: 46009-026

Type: Brass plaque

Address: 551 Machray Avenue

Location: McGregor Armoury

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 49.9276709   Long: -97.1393920

Contributor: Tamara Wally; Victor Jarman

This plaque, a replica of the original placed at the Canadian memorial at Bernières-sur-Mer in France, was donated by the Fort Garry Horse Regimental Association. It is dedicated to the members of the regiment who participated in the Normandy landings and the liberation of Bernières-sur-Mer.

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Inscription found on memorial

[front/devant]

1944 - 1994

[left column/colonne de gauche]

LEST WE FORGET

ON 6 JUNE 1944,
THE 10TH ARMOURED REGIMENT
(THE FORT GARRY HORSE)
PARTICIPATED IN THE
ASSAULT ON THE BEACHES
AND THE LIBERATION OF
BERNIÈRES-SUR-MER

[right column/colonne de droite]

AFIN QUE NUL N'IGNORE

LE 6 JUIN 1944,
LE 10E RÉGIMENT BLINDÉ
(THE FORT GARRY HORSE)
PARTICIPAIT A L'ASSAULT
DES PLAGES ET À
LA LIBERATION DE
BERNIÈRES-SUR-MER

[bottom/en bas]
THE FORT GARRY HORSE REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION

CANADA

This is a replica
of the plaque at
BERNIÈRES-SUR-MER
in France.

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