Free French Forces

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Reference WMO262857

Address:

Alliance House

Alliance Francais de Londres

1 Dorset Square

Marylebone

London

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Commemorates Free French Forces and British comrades sent into occupied France from this HQ building. Stone tablet with Cross of Lorraine carved above the inscription, which is in French and English. Beneath is a small metal plaque with the date of the unveiling
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(On tablet) This plaque is erected to commemmorate the deeds of/ men and women of the Free French forces/ and their British comrades/ who left from this house/ on special missions/ to enemy occupied France/ and to honour those who did not return/ 1941-1944 (REPEATED IN FRENCH) (On plaque) This plaque was unveiled by/ HER MAJESTY/ QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER/ on the 15th June 1957

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