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Normandy - Cemeteries and Memorials

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Normandy - Cemeteries and

GOLD LION-SUR-MER OUISTREHAM HERMANVILLE MERVILLE RANVILLE COLOMBELLES BOURGUEBUS SWORD PEGASUS BRIDGE BRITISH 3rd INFANTRY DIVISION BANNEVILLE- LA-CAMPAGNE BRITISH 6th AIRBORNE DIVISION A13 TOWN/CITY R.Dives CWGC CEMETERIES Private Jack Banks Born in Darwen, Lancashire, Jack was serving with the Durham Light Infantry when he was killed in July 1944, aged 16 years old. He is thought to be one of the youngest British soldiers to die during the Normandy campaign. We honour and care for the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world. Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told. Find out more about our charitable foundation at NORMANDY CEMETERIES & MEMORIALS E46 BALLEROY UTAH OMAHA D572 PORT-EN-BESSIN BAYEUX N13 D13 TILLY-SUR-SEULLES AMERICAN FORCES BAYEUX D6 HOTTOT-LES-BAGUES JERUSALEM ARROMANCHES RYES CHOUAIN 50th NORTHUMBRIAN INFANTRY DIVISION VER-SUR-MER BROUAY BAZENVILLE N13 A84 D514 REVIERS D35 ST MANVIEU TILLY-SUR-SEULLES D9 FONTENAY- LE-PESNEL SECQUEVILLE- EN-BESSIN CHEUX R.Odon D22 CANADIAN 3rd INFANTRY DIVISION JUNO COURSEULLES-SUR-MER BENY-SUR-MER LUC-SUR-MER CAMBES- EN-PLAINE CARPIQUET DOUVRES LA DELIVRANDE D7 D515 CAEN N158 Buried at Jerusalem War Cemetery PERSONAL STORIES Private Emile Corteil Serving with the Parachute Regiment, Emile was buried with © Airborne Assault Museum, Duxford his loyal Alsatian paratroop dog Glenn who died by his side. The personal inscription on the headstone reads: ‘Had you known our boy you would have loved him too. ‘Glen’ his paratroop dog was killed with him.’ The CWGC Experience is a unique visitor attraction. Take a look behind the scenes at the work of the CWGC. The CWGC Experience, 5-7 rue Angèle Richard, 62217 Beaurains, France. Tel: +33(0)3 21 21 52 75 Email: DISCOVER LEARN REMEMBER The Westlake Brothers Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, brothers Private George Westlake, Rifleman Albert Westlake and Rifleman Thomas Westlake were killed within days of each other. George is buried in Plot 8, Row F, Grave 12, while Thomas and Albert are buried next to each other in Plot 3, Row D, Graves 7 and 8. Buried at Ranville War Cemetery Buried at Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

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