Tag Archives: Gerald Willen

Normandy 2016 Day 11 – A Day of Remembrance

Day 11 – Monday 6th June As in past years, this was going to be a very busy day – including saving the Honour of the Welsh Guards! But more of that, later! Honouring the fallen at Hottot Les Bagues We started with a visit to Hottot Les Bagues Commonwealth War Cemetery and the first […]

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 […]