This is probably the first house which was liberated by troops who landed on the beach. These troops where from the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. Around the house, more than 100 Canadian soldiers were killed or wounded in the first minutes of the invasion.
This house was first named "Maison de Queen's Own Rifles of Canada" but is now named "Canada House - Maison des Canadiens". On the House are three plaques: one to the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, one to The Fort Garry Horse and finally one to the Régiment de la Chaudière.
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- Text: Serjos de Groot & (Hon.) Capt G Hebbelynck
- Photos: Lennard Bolijn (1, 5), Serjos de Groot (2, 3, 4)