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    RE Bomb Disposal memorial

    On a recent visit to the UK I came across this mine clearance memorial and thought I'd post the pics.

    The brass plates might be difficult to read because of the photo size and reflection, the names are of RE Bomb Disposal killed clearing British mines from Norfolk beaches between 1944 and 1953.

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    where is this?
    "Any live or recovered ordnance in my posts has been dealt with by trained EOD personnel"

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
    Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
    I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
    All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
    Time for tea.

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    Mundesley, Norfolk

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    Quote Originally Posted by glevum View Post
    Mundesley, Norfolk
    Yes that's the place, the memorial is between the cliffs and the road in the centre of Mundsley.

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    It is sad that so many died, killed by our own munitions. For those whose names are followed by `BEM', this was at a time when the BEM was a minor gallantry award. It was still issued as a gallantry award to British military personnel into the early 1970s as far as I know. One of my bosses in the early 1980s had been issued with a BEM about ten years earlier. Another man I knew was issued a BEM for his part in outloading ammo for the forthcoming Falklands war in 1982, but I don't think that his was for gallantry, just dedication to duty.
    Any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with accordingly by eod personel

 

 

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