The Royal Norfolk Regiment Memorial

A memorial to the 116 men of The Royal Norfolk Regiment Memorial who died on D-Day 6th June to 9th July 1944.

The memorial is located on Route de Colleville between Colleville-Montgomery and Biéville-Beuville


In memory
of our 116 comrades who fell
on D-Day 6th june to 9th july 1944
May peace and freedom
be their everlasting memorial

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Route de Colleville


Hillman - Suffolk Regiment

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