British Normandy Memorial

Memorial commemorating the British and allied servicemen serving in British units who died during the Normandy campaign in World War II

The British Normandy Memorial is a war memorial near the village of Ver-sur-Mer in Normandy, France. It was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of D-Day, and it is dedicated to soldiers who died under British command during the Normandy landings. The memorial records the names of 22,442 people from more than 30 countries under British command who were killed in Normandy from 6 June to 31 August 1944

Perched atop a hill overlooking the sweeping landscapes of Normandy, the British Normandy Memorial stands as a poignant tribute to the valor and sacrifice of the British forces who fought in the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy during World War II. Unveiled in 2021, this solemn memorial commemorates the courage and heroism of the soldiers who stormed the beaches and liberated France from Nazi occupation.


Designed by architect Liam O’Connor, the memorial’s striking architecture and evocative design create a powerful and reverent atmosphere, inviting visitors to reflect on the profound significance of this historic site. From its commanding vantage point, visitors can gaze out across the tranquil countryside, contemplating the bravery and resolve of those who fought and died for freedom. Surrounded by lush greenery and serene landscapes, the British Normandy Memorial serves as a timeless reminder of the enduring bonds of friendship between the United Kingdom and France and the enduring legacy of the Greatest Generation.

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