The attached leaflet sets out details of the Normandy Memorial Wall which will be unveiled at the D-Day Story (Formerly the D-Day Museum) Clarence Esplanade, Southsea Portsmouth PO5 3NT on 6th June.
For a minimum cost of £100 an engraved brick bearing a Normandy Campaign veteran’s name can be engraved on a brick. The proceeds after the cost of installation and maintenance will go towards an ongoing education programme, for not only schools but also for a wider audience.
More details can be found on their website www.theddaystory.com
Telephone 023 9288 2555 Wall Leaflet (1)
The D-Day Story in Southsea will soon become home to a 35-metre structure with the names of the heroes who served in Normandy in June, 1944. This is set to be dedicated at a celebration marking the landings’ 74th anniversary on June 6, the memorial will invite residents to buy an engraved brick – featuring the name and unit of the person they wish to remember.
Read more here.
Recently the 1944 Alliance Normandy-Market Garden visit to Holland took place, 2nd – 7th May 2018, to include Friday 4th May Remembrance day and Saturday 5th May Liberation day. Thank you to Peter Lloyd for sharing the album here.
The weekend 14-15th April the group “Field of Fire” headed by Phil Terry, whose late father was a Normandy Veteran and member of the Southend branch NVA, attended Cressing Temple Barns near Braintree for the Internstional Living History Festival. The photos show their display and a collection Bucket for the Spirit of Normandy Trust to which they give much support. They will be attending Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey 5th – 7th May. So will be collecting again. Our thanks to this group for all their efforts and consideration for the SONT.