Cemetery:
DENNEVILLE CHURCHYARD, Manche, France.

Location:
The village and commune of Denneville is 38 kilometres south of Cherbourg and about 3 kilometres from the west coast of the Cherbourg Peninsula. There are 8 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here, 12 metres north of the northern transept of the church.

Please, follow the links below to read the circumstances of the death of the 8 soldiers buried in Denneville:

http://normandy1944.org.uk/denneville.htm
http://normandy1944.org.uk/last_battle_for_france.htm
http://normandy1944.org.uk/last_battle_pt_2.htm

 

In Memory of


Albert BROOKES

Lance Serjeant
807818
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 28

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Collective grave 1-5.

 

James COX

Bombardier
1037230
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Collective grave 1-5.

 

Benjamin JESSOP

Lance Serjeant
4742769
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 32

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Collective grave 1-5.

 

Ernest MILLER

Bombardier
894096
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 37

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Collective grave 1-5.

 

Percy Hoper WHITEHEAD

Gunner
835697
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 26

"IN LOVING MEMORY.
WE WILL REMEMBER HIM
AS YEARS GO BY.
MOTHER, SISTERS & BROTHERS"

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Additional Information:
Son of Hannah Nellie Tree Hoper Whitehead, of Dymchurch, Kent.

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Collective grave 1-5.

 

Edward EYRE

Gunner
903840
281 Battery, 71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 20

"IN OUR HEARTS A MEMORY KEPT.
WE WHO LOVED HIM
NEVER FORGET
FATHER, MOTHER & FAMILY"

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Additional Information:
Son of Isaac and Hilda Eyre, of Sheffield.

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Grave 6.

 

Stanley Ashby BENNETT

Serjeant
760631
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 33

"NOBLY HE FOUGHT
NOBLY HE DIED"

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Additional Information:
Son of Thomas and Cora Bennett of Sheffield ; husband of Winifred Ada Bennett, of Heeley, Sheffield.

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Grave 7.

 

Thomas PASHLEY

Serjeant
825262
71 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Age 32

"UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT"

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Grave 8.

 

 

 

 

 

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