7. – RU Rifleman Stanley Burrows survived the beaches and Cambes Wood and took part in the liberation of Copenhagen.
Representing their comrades who died on this day
Events on this day – In 1944, German Tiger tank commander Wittmann stops the entire British 7th Armoured Division advance to Caen, “single-handedly”, at Villers-Bocage. Wittmann destroyed in less than fifteen minutes 13 tanks, 2 anti-tank guns and 14 transport vehicles.