SZ5880 : Shanklin Chine, Royal Marines Memorial

taken 14 years ago, near to Luccombe Village, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

Shanklin Chine, Royal Marines Memorial
Shanklin Chine, Royal Marines Memorial
The inscriptions read as follows:

Before the raid on Dieppe on August 19th. 1942 this Chine was used by 40 Commando Royal Marines for daily training. The Headquarters was established at Upper Chine School and the Commando was billeted in Shanklin, Sandown and Ventor. The Commando subsequently took part in the invasion of Sicily and Italy in operations in Yugoslavia and the final defeat of the German army in Northern Italy.

PER MARE PER TERRAM
40 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO
(1942-46)
IN EVERLASTING MEMORY
OF OUR 55 COMRADES OF T COMPANY
AND ALL WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
WHEN H.M.S. FIDELITY
WAS SUNK BY ENEMY ACTION
30th. December 1942
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Date Taken
July 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 June, 2005
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 58 80 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.2768N 1:10.4640W
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