Stamford - Rock House

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: This building housed the Brigade Staff who were responsible for planning the part played by the Polish element in Op MARKET GARDEN (Arnhem) and subsequent Polish airborne operations in NW Europe up until the end of WW2 in 1945. The Force Headquarters (Gen Browning) was at Stoke Rochford Hall, some 14 miles to the North. Plaque measures 13 x 25 x 0.2cm.
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Rock House 1944-45 Headquarters of General Stanislaw Sosabowski 1892 – 1967 and the Staff of 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade 7 May 2004

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