ILLEGAL DEPORTATIONS FROM GUERNSEY

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Reference WMO253476

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 ILLEGAL DEPORTATION BY GERMAN OCCUPYING FORCES OF 1003 MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN FROM GUERNSEY AND SARK IN SEPTEMBER 1942 AND FEBRUARY 1943 TO CAPTIVITY IN CIVILIAN INTERNMENT CAMPS IN GERMANY AND FRANCE.IT REMEMBERS THE 16 ISLANDERS WHO DIED THERE AND WHOSE NAMES AND AGES ARE LISTED BELOW (names) ALSO REMEMBERING OTHER ISLANDERS WHO WERE FOR OTHER REASONS DEPORTED AND DIED IN LABOUR CAMPS AND PRISONS IN EUROPE

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