THE NORTH SHORE (NB) REGIMENT AND THE D-DAY LANDING - photos and information provided by Bruce Morton.
On D-Day, (June 6, 1944), the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment was part of the Allied invasion of Normandy. The NS(NB)R objectives for June 6 were to attack and capture the seaside town of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, then move inland and capture the village of Tailleville, and eventually Anguerny. By the end of the day, the first two were achieved and Hitler's Atlantic wall had been broken. The cost was 124 casualties (33 killed in action and 91 wounded)
Below are four links to detailed information about the invasion of Normandy as it relates to the NS(NB)R.
1. The actual June 6, 1944, film footage of the NS(NB)R landing near Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer in Normandy.
2. The Juno Beach Landing List which includes the names of the first 844 NS(NB)R soldiers that landed in Normandy. The list includes Company identification and casualty data.
View the list here.
3. The Invasion of Normandy Chapter from the book One Hundred Years.
Read the chapter here.
4. L'invasion de la Normandie du livre Cent Ans.
Read the chapter in French here.
See our photo gallery for photos of the event.
updated Jun 2023