09 JUL 2011

Service of Valediction for the 43rd Wessex Division

It was a great honour to be present for the service in Exeter Cathedral to mark the achievements of the 43rd Wessex Division and inaugurate the '43rd Wessex Heritage Trust'. The 'Fighting Wessex Wyverns' fought many epic battles over 10 months in Normandy, suffering the highest rate of casualties of all Divisions engaged in the North West Europe campaign.

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