TV5197 : Canadian War Memorial , Cuckmere Haven

taken 7 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Canadian War Memorial , Cuckmere  Haven
Canadian War Memorial , Cuckmere Haven
This memorial stands on the west side of the Cuckmere valley and was erected in 2006 to commemorate the deaths of unknown Canadian soldiers camped in the field and killed in an air raid in 1940. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

The memorial was erected on the basis of the testimony of a local war veteran who laid poppies here every Remembrance Sunday until his death in 2004. Investigation has failed to find any official record of the event or uncover any of the names of the dead soldiers. LinkExternal link
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TV5197, 353 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5136 9770 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.5497N 0:8.6784E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5133 9770
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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