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Dunkirk Memorial
Dunkirk Memorial
Dunkirk Memorial
Dunkirk Memorial
Dunkirk Memorial

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A modest tablet marker commemorating those evacuated from, or left behind in dunkirk in 1940. The stone, which was mined in Caen in the seventeenth century and built into the mole of Dunkirk, was donated by the Mayor of Dunkirk and brought to England in April 1986.
Title

Dunkirk Memorial

Date

1986

Medium

grey granite

Measurements

H 50 x W 80 x D 10 cm (E)

Accession number

IP33_TJ_S241

Acquisition method

Dunkirk Veterans Association

Work type

War memorial

Work status

extant

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time restrictions apply

Inscription description

Dunkirk Veterans Association. / Bury St Edmunds Branch. / In memory of / the men of all services/ and all nations /who were evacuated / from Dunkirk or left behind / in June 1940. / This stone which was mined in / Caen and built into the mole / of Dunkirk by the French Army / engineer Vauban in 1683 was / donated by the Mayor of Dunkirk / and brought to England by / the D.V.A. in April 1986.

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Located at

Abbey, Bury St Edmunds

IP33 1LS