6th Engineer Special Brigade Memorial

6th Engineer Special Brigade Memorial (HM1O0V)

Location: Vierville-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie 14710 Calvados
Country: France

N 49° 22.642', W 0° 54.263'

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D-Day Omaha Beach

— 6 June 1944 —

"The fight for the first thousand yards"

In memoriam to all members of this command who lived, fought and died for the cause of freedom.

Col. Paul W. Thompson CE
Commanding 6 June 1944

Dedicated Nov. 1944
Rededicated June 1998
Veterans of the 6th Engr Spec Brigade
Assigned Units
Hq & Hq Co, 6th ESB · 147th Engr Combat Bn · 149th Engr Combat Bn · 203rd Engr Combat Bn · 7th Naval Beach Bn · 31st Cml Decon Co · 214th MP Company · 293rd Joint Assault Sig Co · 607th QM GR Reg Plat · 95th QM Bn & Hq Det, 88th QM RHD Co, 555th QM RHD Co, 3820th Gas Sup Co · 280th QM Bn, 460th Amph Trk Co, 461st Amph Trk Co, 463rd Amph Trk Co · 538th QM Serv Bn & Hq Det w/ Med, 967th QM Serv Co, 3204th QM Serv Co, 3205th QM Serv Co · 74th Ord Bn & Hq Det w/ Med, 618 Ord Ammo Co, 3564 Ord M&M Co · 60th Med Bn & Hq Det w/ Med, 453rd Coll Co, 499th Coll Co, 500th Coll Co, 634th Clr Co
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HM NumberHM1O0V
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Year Placed1944
Placed ByVeterans of the 6th Engr Spec Brigade
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 652112 N 5471519
Decimal Degrees49.37736667, -0.90438333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 22.642', W 0° 54.263'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 22' 38.52" N, 0° 54' 15.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 Rue de la Mer, Vierville-sur-Mer Basse-Normandie 14710, FR
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