Plaque unveiling event at Melton’s Pera Business Park will honour 156 Battalion

Pera Business Park EMN-151015-105458001
Pera Business Park EMN-151015-105458001
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A plaque is being unveiled at the Pera Business Park in Melton tomorrow (Saturday, October 17) to mark the memory of the 156 Battalion The Parachute Regiment who were stationed in one of the buildings on site.

Surviving battalion members will be among the invited guests attending the event.

The regiment were billeted at Staveley Lodge and the surrounding area prior to leaving on September 18, 1943, on Operation Market Garden.