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Commemoration Of The Battle Of Hill 112, 10 To 12 July, Normandy

EDM number 252 in 2014-15, proposed by William Cash on 10/07/2014.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage and Military operations.

That this House notes with pride this week the 70th Anniversary, 10 to 12 July, of Operation Jupiter in Normandy and the battle of Hill 112, the holding of which was described by Rommel as the key to the whole of Normandy, as part of the Allied victory, which was successfully conducted through the courage and bravery of the 43rd Wessex Division, including the 112th Field Regiment RA, the 59th AT Regiment, the 7th and 9th Royal Tank Regiments, together with the infantry Battalions of 7th Hampshire's, 4th and 5th, Dorset's 4th and 7th Somerset Light Infantry, 4th and 5th Wiltshire's, 5th Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry, 1st Worcester's, 2nd Glasgow Highlanders, 7th Seaforth Highlanders, the 9th Cameronians, the Royal Scots Greys and 46th Highland Brigade, 15th Scottish, 53rd Welsh and 4th and 11th Armoured Division, supported by Typhoons and Mustangs, with parallel operations by the North and South Staffordshire Regiments, Canadian and Polish Divisions and those from East Lancashire, Royal Warwickshire and 49th West Riding and all others who successfully repulsed the Waffen SS/Hitler Youth 9th, 10th and 21st Panzer Divisions (Panthers and Tigers) and the 102 Tiger Tank Regiment and L.E.H.R. Division; and congratulates the Mayor and community of Fontaine Etoupefour who, with Andre Nové organised, a commemoration this week of the battle in and around Hill 112, Maltot and Éterville.

This motion has been signed by a total of 36 MPs.

William Cash10/07/2014StoneConservativeProposed
Richard Drax10/07/2014South DorsetConservativeSeconded
Mike Thornton10/07/2014EastleighLiberal DemocratSeconded
James Gray10/07/2014North WiltshireConservativeSeconded
Gerald Howarth10/07/2014AldershotConservativeSeconded
Jacob Rees-Mogg10/07/2014North East SomersetConservativeSeconded
Sarah Newton10/07/2014Truro and FalmouthConservativeSigned
Julian Lewis10/07/2014New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Ian Davidson10/07/2014Glasgow South WestLabourSigned
Penny Mordaunt10/07/2014Portsmouth NorthConservativeSigned
Peter Bottomley14/07/2014Worthing WestConservativeSigned
John Leech15/07/2014Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
David Simpson15/07/2014Upper BannDUPSigned
William McCrea15/07/2014South AntrimDUPSigned
Robert Walter15/07/2014North DorsetConservativeSigned
Alan Meale15/07/2014MansfieldLabourSigned
Jim Shannon15/07/2014StrangfordDUPSigned
Mike Hancock15/07/2014Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Robert Syms15/07/2014PooleConservativeSigned
Gregory Campbell16/07/2014East LondonderryDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell16/07/2014Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds16/07/2014Belfast NorthDUPSigned
David Ward16/07/2014Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Francis16/07/2014AberavonLabourSigned
Bob Blackman16/07/2014Harrow EastConservativeSigned
David Crausby16/07/2014Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Fiona Bruce17/07/2014CongletonConservativeSigned
John McDonnell17/07/2014Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson17/07/2014Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Mary Glindon17/07/2014North TynesideLabourSigned
Lady Hermon17/07/2014North DownIndependentSigned
Annette Brooke17/07/2014Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim McGovern21/07/2014Dundee WestLabourSigned
Valerie Vaz21/07/2014Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Bob Russell22/07/2014ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Beith06/01/2015Berwick-upon-TweedLiberal DemocratSigned

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