Fort Garry Horse Memorial Cairn

Municipality/Province: Winnipeg, MB

Memorial Number: 46009-035

Type: Stone cairn

Address: 551 Machray Avenue

Location: McGregor Armoury

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 49.9276709   Long: -97.1393920

Contributor: Tamara Wally

This memorial is a miniature replica of the cairn dedicated to the Fort Garry Horse at Saint Aubib-sur-Mer France, on 17 October 1965. Dedicated to the members of the 10th Armoured Regiment (Fort Garry Horse) who landed on the beaches of Normandy on 6 June 1944, this memorial was constructed for the regiment in 1965.

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[front/devant]

ON THESE BEACHES AT "H" HOUR 6TH JUNE 1944 LANDED THE AMPHIBIOUS TANKS OF THE 10TH CANADIAN ARMOURED REGIMENT (FORT GARRY HORSE)

SUR CES PLAGE A L'HEURE "H" LE 6 JUIN 1944 ATTERRIRENT LES CHARSDASSAUT AMPHIBIE DE 10E REGIMENT BLINDE CANADIEN (FORT GARRY HORSE)

DEDICATED TO OUR COMRADES BY ALL RANKS THE FORT GARRY HORSE 1965

PRESENTED TO THE FORT GARRY HORSE (ACM) BY THE FORT GARRY HORSE (ACR) CAMP WAINWRIGHT 1966

REPLICA OF THE CAIRN DEDICATED BY THE FORT GARRY HORSE SAINT AUBIN-SUR-MER NORMANDY 17 OCT 65

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