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D-DAY 80 Lapel Pins 29 May 2024 (Royal British Legion - Eynsham Branch) Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of DDAY on 6 June 2024.

POPPY APPEAL

D-DAY80 Pins NOW AVAILABE IN EYNSHAM

Commemorating the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944

REMEMBERING all those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the D-Day landings and the subsequent Battle for Normandy.

In particular REMEMBERING the first man to die, LCPL Fred Greenhalgh, who drowned when thrown out of his glider on landing; and the first man killed by enemy action, LT Den Botheridge who led his platoon over the objective bridge; of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infanty. RIP, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

D Company of the 2nd OXON & BUCKS (52nd) plus attached Royal Engineers landed by Horsa gliders flown by pilots of the Glider Pilot Regiment, just after midnight on 6 June and captured PEGASUS Bridge over the Caen Canal and the Orne river bridge.. This was the first operational objective captured on D-DAY.

Watch the move The Longest Day. 

D-DAY80 Pins NOW AVAILABLE IN EYNSHAM

Cost: a suitable donation to the Eynsham collection for The Poppy Appeal 2024.(These are available from The Poppy Shop cost £5 plus p&p)

Order from:

Ginge AYRES                 ginge1@netvigator.com

RBL EYNSHAM BRANCH POPPY APPEAL ORGANISER

 

(We have quantities of past Lapel Pins available eg 2023, 2022 ETC, Somme75, 1914-1918 etc - contact me if you are interested to add to your collection.)

2024 Poppy Lapel Pins are now available from The Poppy Shop cost £3. You can order from me to contribute to the Eynsham collection for The Poppy Appeal 2024.

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