Commemorated on 2 plaques
The Cockleshell Heroes. The Men who launched the Commando raid on Bordeaux Harbour in 1942 lived in this house whilst training at the Lumps Fort at Southsea. Only two survived to make it home, of the others, two were drowned, six were captured and executed. Erected by Portsmouth City Council on the 70th Anniversary of the Raid.
27 Worthing Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom where they stayed (1942)
Rushworth Mechanics' Institute. This building was constructed in 1913 with William Gunn, President of the Mechanics' Institute laying the foundation stone. It replaced the original Institute building, erected in 1897 near the railway line. Apart from a lending library for the miners and tradesmen, the new Institute also included a billiard's room surrounded by a raised platform for spectators. The overhead lighting and stained glass window afford distinction to the main room. This building is now used by the Rushworth Historical Society.
Cnr High and Parker Street, Rushworth, Victoria, Australia where they was