Survivor Jacqueline Tanner: ‘England Needs Lancastria Memorial’

Posted by admin on Oct 3, 2011

The youngest survivor of Britain’s worst maritime disaster has called for a memorial in England to the victims. About 5,000 people died when World War II ship Lancastria was bombed off the French coast in 1940.

Jacqueline Tanner, 73, from Malvern, Worcestershire, said she wanted to see somewhere in England for people to remember what had happened. Her call came after ceremony in Scotland on Saturday to unveil a memorial to those who died.

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