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Kieffer Commando's. Criccieth North Wales

Article about: Spent a few days in North Wales recently, and spent more time in a lovely little place on the Llyn Peninsula, Cricceith. A memorial Plaque has been placed there last month to commemorate the

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    Spent a few days in North Wales recently, and spent more time in a lovely little place on the Llyn Peninsula, Cricceith. A memorial Plaque has been placed there last month to commemorate the Free French Commando's who were billeted there during the mid years of the war.

    Thought I would post a few pictures

    Many IA Commando Unit were based in North Wales during the war, please see below



    No9 Commando, at one time, had its HQ in Criccieth

    No10 (IA) Cdo had its HQ at Harlech

    French Troops, No10 (IA) Cdo at Criccieth

    Belgian Troop, No10 (IA) Cdo at Abersoch

    Polish Troop, No10 (IA) Cdo at Fairbourne

    Dutch Troop, No10 (IA) Cdo - Porthmadoc (Portmadog)

    X Troop, No10 (IA) Cdo - Aberdyfi (Aberdovey)

    Norwegian Troop No10 (IA) Cdo - Nevin

    CMWTC (Commando Mountain Warfare Training Camp) - Llanwrst.

    HOC (Holding Operational Commando) - Wrexham

    Cheers
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    Free French Commando's Bren Gun Training on Criccieth Esplanade

    (photo David Taylor) Commando Veterans Association.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Bren gun training at Beach Bank (1).jpg   IMG_3034.jpg  


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    Nice to see.

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    Quote by SteveR View Post
    Nice to see.
    Yes, I did not realise until last week when I saw the plaque, I have been there many times

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