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Monday 31st May 2004
D-Day Anniversary Memories
 
Soldiers in Normandy
Soldiers in Normandy

Sixty years after D-Day, a special exhibition at Maidenhead Heritage Centre is open to honour Maidonians who took part in the invasion of France on 6th June 1944.
Read and listen to their stories.

SEE ALSO

Exhibition: Memories of D-Day

Memories of a D-Day minesweeper

Features

South Today: D-Day

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D-Day Memories

Ted Bond
Ted Bond at the Maidenhead Heritage Centre

Sergeant Ted Bond, 26, was in charge of a platoon of C Company, 5 Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment.
He landed at H Hour on 6 June 1944 on Juno Beach at Bernieres-sur-Mer.

Read Ted Bond's story and see him as a young sergeant

Listen to Ted Bond tell his D-Day story

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Harry Griffin
Harry Griffin at the Maidenhead Heritage Centre

Sergeant Major Harry Griffin, 27, was with REME, attached to 151 Brigade, 50 Division and had fought at Dunkirk, in North Africa and in Sicily. He landed on Gold Beach early on 6th June 1944.

Read Harry Griffin's story and see him as a young sergeant major

Listen to Harry Griffin tell his D-Day story

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Photo in the Memories of D-Day exhibition
Wartime photo in the Memories of D-Day exhibition

Find out about a gripping D-Day exhibition in the Maidenhead Heritage Centre and read the story of a D-Day minesweeper.

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