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Memorial to wartime heroes gets welcome facelift

VOLUNTEERS have been working hard improving one of the area’s war memorials.

The site now occupied by Argyll Caravan park was used as the base for a military training camp during the Second World War. HMS Quebec Combined Operations Training Centre was used to train troops from allied countries in amphibious assault and played a significant role in prepar tions for the 1943 invasion of Sicily and, crucially, the D-Day landings in Normandy in June 1944.

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