2nd Battalion of the Essex Regiment

group and battalion

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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From this river, on the 3rd June 1944, sailed the 2nd Battalion of the Essex Regiment (The Pompadours) to take part in Operation Overlord. They landed in Normandy on 6th June "D-Day", liberating Bayeaux on the 7th June. Lest we forget.

Quay Rd, Lymington, United Kingdom where it sailed from (1944)