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Demuin British Cemetery

Location

Démuin is a village 5 kilometres from Villers Bretonneux.

From Villers-Bretonneux take the D23 in the direction of Démuin and Moreuil, heading south. Drive on until the exit of Villers, and then carry straight on to Démuin. The cemetery is on the right hand side just before entering Démuin.

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Decimal 49.82632 2.53523 Map

 

Historical Information

Démuin was lost and recaptured on 30th March 1918, and lost again on the 31st, but on 8th August 1918, it was retaken by the 58th Canadian Battalion. The cemetery was made by the 3rd Canadian Battalion in August 1918.

Demuin British Cemetery contains 43 First World War burials, two of these are unidentified.

Demuin British CFemetery

 


Private George Campbell

Private George Campbell 2393411
15th Bn Canadian Infantry
48th Highlanders of Canada
Died on 8th August 1918 aged 23

Grave: B 7


Private Alex Stevenson

Private Alex Stevenson 487471
15th Bn Canadian Infantry
48th Highlanders of Canada
Died on 8th August 1918 aged 20
Son of Robert Stevenson, of Viking, Alberta

Grave: B 9


Serjeant Norman Mairs

Serjeant Norman Mairs MM and Bar 77345
16th Bn Canadian Infantry
Canadian Scottish
Died on 8th August 1918 aged 25
Son of Alexander Mairs
of Uxbridge, Ontario

Grave: B 7


Major McKenzie Render

Major McKenzie Render
16th Bn Canadian Infantry
Canadian Scottish
Died on 8th August 1918

Grave: A 14

 

Other cemeteries in the area


Recent Additions

Canadian Cemetery No.2

Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery

Petit Vimy British Cemetery

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