SU4365 : Monument in Hamstead Park

taken 8 years ago, near to Enborne, West Berkshire, Great Britain

Monument in Hamstead Park
Monument in Hamstead Park
This monument in the parkland estate at Hamstead Marshall is dedicated to the memory of men of 501st parachute infantry regiment. This American regiment was billeted here in a tented camp in the weeks leading up to D-Day. They parachuted into Normandy on 6th June 1944 and returned here briefly for rest before parachuting into the Netherlands on 7th September 1944.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 431 657 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.3282N 1:22.9192W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 431 657
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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