Memorial


Nearby the Norman town of Soignolles is a memorial in memory of those of the 28th Armoured Regiment (The British Columbia Regiment) and the Algonquin Regiment, who fell during that tragic battle.

 

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The plaque to the left of the cross reads:

SACRED AREA
TO THOSE WHO FELL
AUGUST 9 1944
28th CAN. ARMOURED REGIMENT
4th CAN. DIVISION
BRITISH COLUMBIA REGIMENT
ALGONQUIN REGIMENT
OF ONTARIO

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