|Additional Information:||Son of George and Margaret Duffus, of Auchenblae, Kincardineshire.|
|Cemetery:||ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY|
|II. A. 7.
|Location:||St Desir is a village on the N13 to Caen, 4 kilometres west
of Lisieux. The war cemetery is about one kilometre west of the village and lies on a
secondary road, the D159.
|Historical Information:||Most of the burials date from the end of August 1944, from
the time when the Allies were starting their drive from Normandy to the Seine.
There are now a small number of 1914-18 and nearly 600, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site.
There were brought into this cemetery 78 burials of the 1939-45 War and 4 of the 1914-18 War from Chartres (St. Cheron) Communal Cemetery.
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