Story 45: Lord Peter Ricketts
This story was published ahead of the inauguration of the Memorial, which took place on 6 June 2019.
his time next month, a special event will be underway at the site of the British Normandy Memorial.
It will be the culmination of years of work and the beginning of a project of national significance.
The event will also mark the fulfilment of the long held dreams of many Veterans to see their comrades recognised by the nation for giving their lives on D-Day or during the Battle of Normandy.
Here is the Chairman of the Normandy Memorial Trust, Lord Peter Ricketts GCMG GCVO to explain more.