The Helper Memorial
The Helper Memorial is situated in Eden Camp Museum in Malton, Yorkshire, England.
Erected by the Escape Lines Memorial Society the monument was the inspiration of the society's secretary Mr Roger Stanton
who also was in charge of all the arrangements for its creation.
is made up of two large rocks from the Pyrenees one on top of the other with a Westmorland slate plaque fixed
into the top rock. The memorial was unveiled on Saturday April 29th 2006 by Lord Crathorne the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire.
THE HELPER MEMORIAL
IS DEDICATED TO THE COUNTLESS
BRAVE "HELPERS" OF THE OCCUPIED COUNTRIES
IN WORLD WAR TWO (1939-1945),
OF ALL NATIONALITIES AND FAITHS,
WHO ASSISTED BRITISH AND ALLIED ESCAPERS
AND EVADERS RETURN TO GREAT BRITAIN
AND SO CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM.
The memorial is now the centre piece of the Memorial Parade that takes place on the Saturday of the Escape Lines Reunion Weekend
held each year in April at the Eden Camp Museum.
The Eden Camp Museum is situated approximately 2 miles north of the town of Malton, on the junction of the A64/A169.
Malton is about 18 miles North East of York.
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