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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Aberconwy
Town
Conwy
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72877
Current location

on a wall
Council run car park next to the Marina
Conwy
Aberconwy
Clwyd
LL32 8BE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 78177 77746
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Metal Plaque on a roughly hewn piece of slate
Inscription
[welsh translation of the text below] THIS STONE COMMEMORATES ONE OF THE BEST/KEPT SECRETS OF WORLD WAR II. IT WAS ON/THIS SITE THAT CONCRETE SECTIONS OF THE/NORMANDY HARBOUR, A COMPLEX FLOATING/HARBOUR INSTALLATION WHICH WAS USED/FOR THE NORMANDY D DAY OPERATIONS ON JUNE 4TH 1944/WERE CONSTRUCTED AND LAUNCHED INTO THE/RIVER CONWY. THE ORIGINAL PROTOTYPE UNITS/WERE DESIGNED BY H. IORYS HUGHES ESQ N. ENG/F. INST C.E. F. INST. ST. E OF BANGOR, CAERNARFONSHIRE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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