John Lamont, Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur, 6th Bn HLI, returns to the Normandy beaches for the 75th Anniversary.
Return to Gold Beach
A quiet moment of reflection
John being interviewed on Gold Beach for the British Army News Service
John Lamont with HLI Association Secretary Jim Devine at Bayeux Cemetery
John salutes fallen HLI comrades at Bayeux Military Cemetery
John and Jim with Sir Tim Laurence, Vice Chairman of the CWGC at Bayeux Commonwealth War Cemetery
John met another HLI Normandy veteran John McIntosh at Bayeux Cemetery. They both subsequently enjoyed a dram and a few stories aboard the British Legion D DAY 75 cruise ship Boudicca.
Bless them all – bless them all – the long and the short and the tall!
A salute from the crew of HMS Queen Elizabeth