Stone plaque № 12796 in Weymouth

This plaque commemorates the arrival in Weymouth of the men, women and children from Jersey who set out from St Helier harbour, separated by war from their island home, before the start of the occupation of the Channel Islands 30th June 1940 to 9th May 1945.

Unveiled by Mrs Jean McLaughlin, founder and chairman of the Jersey Evacuees Association; Mr Simon Crowcroft, Connétable de St Helier; and the Worshipful the mayor of Weymouth & Portland, Councillor Margaret Leicester, 9th November, 2012.
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  • Location: Weymouth Pavilion, The Esplanade
  • District Council: Weymouth and Portland Borough Council
  • District Council Ward: Melcombe Regis
  • County Council: Dorset County Council
  • County Council Electoral Division: Weymouth Town
  • UK Parliament Constituency: South Dorset
  • Region: South West
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