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Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada cooking a meal aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #Canada #soldiers

Capt. Geoffrey Grenside Bowen MC MID (8.8.1895|2.9.1918) 'B' Coy, 2nd Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Educated St. Cyprian's Prep & Charterhouse {1909/13} Landed in France September 1914. Wounded 2x. KIA Eterpigny 2.9.1918 aged 23. Buried Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-le-Preux. Grave Ref: II. D.18. Son of Mr. J. C. G. and Mrs. W. M. Bowen, of Durmast Cottage, Burley, Brockenhurst, Hants.

View of the ruins of the Palais de Justice in the town of St. Lo, France, summer 1944. The red metal frame in the foreground is what's left of an obliterated fire engine.