Caythorpe, Lincolnshire - Arnhem Last Battle Order

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Reference WMO266195

Address:

St Vincent's Church,

64 High St

Caythorpe Grantham

NG32 3DN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Other
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The Last Battle Order posted on the church door at Oosterbeck, Arnhem. Written on paper and mounted in a wooden frame. 430 x 360mm
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Well, Now The Position Is, I Have Withdrawn You From The Open Ground By The River Want You To Rest Here For 2 Hours In Which Time Get A Meal From What We Have Left, Get Your Self Cleaned & Be Prepared To Move Up To A New Position Around The Houses On The South Side Of The Perimeter. On This Position We Must Stand To The Last Round This Edge Of The Perimeter Is Being Held By A (...) So Far We Have Had A Good Battle Against Good Troops (...) That Are Not Up To Our Standard We Have Fought Them On Sicily & Italy & At Times Against Odds. They Were Not Good Enough For Us Then I Am Certain They Are Not Our Match Now To Get Yourselves Dug In And Shoot To Kill Good Luck

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