D-Day -75 Stories: Trooper Sidney Cole

Trooper Sidney Cole left for the Normandy beaches from London, his home town, aboard the MV Derrycunihy.

He died when she was sunk off Juno Beach. Here is former First Sea Lord and Patron of the Merchant Navy Association, Admiral Lord West with Trooper Cole’s ‘D-Day 75’ story.

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