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St Valery-en-Caux

The 7th Battalion was not evacuated at Dunkirk. It was part of the 51st Highland Division, the last complete division remaining in France. Under heavy attack the Division withdrew to another beach, St Valery-en-Caux, where they were to be collected. But no boats came to meet them, nor was there food or ammunition. The Division was forced to surrender. Just 31 men from the 7th Battalion managed to get to England. They used a fishing boat with shovels for oars.

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