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COCKLESHELL HEROES MEMORIAL

COCKLESHELL HEROES MEMORIAL
COCKLESHELL HEROES MEMORIAL

Memorial to 'the Cockleshell Heroes' who took part in Operation Franklin in 1942. One of their number was Marine Albert Laver, who came from Birkenhead. The memorial was unveiled in December 2012 by Lord ('Paddy') Ashdown.

Location/Address: Woodside Promenade
Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Post Code: CH41
Main Historic Period: Modern
Link to featured article: The Rose Garden and the Cockleshell Heroes
Tip/Nearby: The memorial is a few yards due west of Woodside Pier and Ferry Terminal.
Primary Management: Local Authority
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