Story 14: Denys Hunter, LEG D’HON.
22,442 men and women from more than 30 Allied countries valiantly and selflessly gave their lives serving with British units during the battle.
95 year old Denys Hunter is one of the Normandy Veterans who lived through the Battle of Normandy. He served in the Royal Artillery, attached to the Hertfordshire Yeomanry.
He was just 20 when he landed on D-Day, just yards from the site of the British Normandy Memorial.
The Normandy Memorial Trust is building the British Normandy Memorial.
It will commemorate the 22,442 people who were killed whilst serving under British command during the Battle of Normandy, between 6 June and 31 August 1944.