Tag Archives: Gerald Willen

Normandy 2016 Day 11 – A Day of Remembrance

Normandy 2016.  Day 11- Monday 6th June- A Day of Remembrance As in past years, this was going to be a very busy day of Remembrance –this year it would include saving the Honour of the Welsh Guards! But more of that, later! Honouring the fallen at Hottot Les Bagues We started with a visit […]

Normandy August 2014 – Day#06 – Monday 18th August

What it’s all about: sharing history with relatives Our final day dawned clear, but still with a wind whipping up the waves. However, we couldn’t hang around as we had to head back to catch the Chunnel & arrange to meet up with Pat & Joan Gillespie – Pat is the niece of Gerald Willen […]

Updates to Gerald Willen’s pages

I’ve spent a couple of days uploading some of the additional information that Scott Willen (Gerald’s son) sent me. In particular there are details from a large newspaper article published on the eve of D-Day’s 50th Anniversary together will a follow-up article from later in the month advising of his death. There’s also lots of […]