Pas De Calais





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Location Information


Desvres is a village in the western part of the Department of the Pas-de-Calais.

Historical Information

Desvres Communal Cemetery contains four Commonwealth burials of the First World War. Three of the graves are located in the North East part of the cemetery and one in the South West.





Burial Details


741257 Gunner W. Davies, "D" Bty. 123rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery, died 21st November 1917, aged 20. Son of John and Prinar Davies, of Bedwelly, Mon.


6824 Private Herbert Dopson, 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars, died 20th April 1916, aged 23. Son of W. and E. Dopson, of Hindhead Stables, Hindhead, Surrey.


M2/031641 Private Fergus Milton Kay, No.4 Reserve Park, Army Service Corps, died 5th May 1915, aged 21. Son of Mr. Kay, of 5, Irwell Terrace, Bacup, Lancs.


T/34828 Driver P. C. Stewart, 43rd Coy. 7th Reserve Park, Army Service Corps, died 10th June 1915.