Carpiquet Marker

Type
Marker

Description
Stone marker commemorating The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada and other regiments who took part in the Battle of Carpiquet, July 1944. Dedicated in 2004.

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Au major Gauvin
A ses camarades de la Chaudiere
Aux liberateurs canadiens des
Queen’s Own Rifles
Royal Winnipeg Rifles
North Shore
Fort Garry Horse

Reconnaissance Eternelle du village de CARPIQUET
7 Juin 2004

Rough English translation:

To Major Gauvin
And his comrades in the Chaudiere
The Canadian liberators of the
Queen’s Own Rifles
Royal Winnipeg Rifles
North Shore
Fort Garry Horse

Eternal recognition of the village of CARPIQUET
June 7th, 2004

Location
Carpiquet, France
49°11’01.5″N
0°26’25.6″W

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"