GUERNSEY EVACUEES

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Reference WMO253473

Address:

ST JULIANS PIER

ST PETER PORT

GUERNSEY

Channel Islands

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: MEMORIAL PLAQUE ON PIER
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THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE EVACUATION OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS AHEAD OF THE OCCUPATION OF THE ISLAND BY GERMAN FORCES IN NJUNE 1940. FOUR FIFTHS OF THE CHILDREN AND ALTOGETHER ALMOST HALF THE POPULATION OF GUERNSEY WERE TRANSPORTED TO ENGLAND SO THAT SCARCELY A FAMILY WAS UNDIDVIDED. A LA PERCHOINE

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