A Churchill A.V.R.E. tank that landed on the beach at Graye-sur-Mer and was stopped on its way inland when it was unable to bridge a deep culvert and foundered.
CHAR CHURCHILL A.V.R.E.
26 ASSAULT SQUADRON ROYAL ENGINEERS
7 CANADIAN INFANTRY BRIDGE
THIS TANK LANDED ON GRAYE-SUR-MER BEACH
AT H. HOUR ON D-DAY
AND WAS STOPPED ON ITS WAY INLAND
100 METERS SOUTH OF THIS SPOT
THE MEMBERS OF ITS CREW WERE KILLED
OR BADLY WOUNDED
IT REMAINS AS A MEMORIAL
TO ALL THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES HERE
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