Merchant Navy Memorials list and locations.
Arromanches, Normandy, France.
The Merchant Navy War Memorial Plaque can be found on the stone wall, to the seaward side of the 6 June 1944 D Day Museum main entrance, near where the National flagposts are situated.
This plaque was funded by the Normandy Merchant Navy Memorial Trust, in Remembrance of the Merchant Navy sailors who paid the supreme sacrifice manning the merchant ships that landed the Army and their supplies in "Operation Neptune" the Normandy Landings 1944. This was phase one of the "Liberation of Europe".
Full details can be seen on this website by clicking on section M.N. War Memorial in Arromanches, Normandy, France.
Details of the 6 June 1944 D Day Museum in Arromanches can be seen on website www.normandy1944.com
Dover Merchant Navy War Memorial, Kent England.
Located in Marine Parade Gardens, Marine Parade, Dover. Funded by Dover & District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund in Remembrance of the Merchant Navy sailors in the Second World War (1939 to 1945) who paid the supreme sacrifice in service to their Country. They have no headstone, their grave is the sea.
Unveiled on 3rd September 2008. Full details can be seen on this website by clicking on section M.N. War Memorial in Dover, England.
Link to United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower Hill, Trinity Square Gardens, London EC3N England.
Details of annual service at www.mna.org.uk
The lighthouse, Prince of Wales Pier, Dover, England.
Walk to the end of Prince of Wales Pier in Dover and located on the lighthouse wall is the plaque.
Details on website: www.pwsts.org.uk
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