Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery, Normandy, France

Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery is the final resting place of 8 men with connections to Northern Ireland who died during fighting in tNormandy after D-Day.

Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery

19 Rue du Mesnil Ricard





Ulstermen in Cambes-en-Plaine

This Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery is the final resting place of 8 men with connections to Northern Ireland.

Last NameFirst Name(s)RankDate of DeathGrave
HewittAlbertPrivate9th July 1944E.8
HollingsworthAnthony HowardLieutenant8th July 1944B.17
KaneWilliam HenryRifleman7th June 1944G.16
McCormickBernardPrivate8th July 1944G.8
PattersonJohnRifleman9th June 1944C.16
PattonRichard GeorgeRifleman9th June 1944G.4
RiceWilliam JohnRifleman9th June 1944G.6
SmallmanDenis HaroldLieutenant8th July 1944G.2

Antony Howard Hollingsworth

Lieutenant | 299319

Antony Howard Hollingsworth married Hazel Lilian Kerr of Belfast, Co. Antrim before his death while serving during the battle of Normandy on 8th July 1944.

Bernard McCormick

Private | 1524125

Private Bernard McCormick of Coleraine, Co. Londonderry died on 8th July 1944 during 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment's time in Normandy, France.

John Patterson

Rifleman | 7020205

Rifleman John Patterson died on 9th June 1944 during fierce fighting with the Royal Ulster Rifles at Cambes-en-Plaine following the D-Day Landings in 1944.

Richard George Patton

Rifleman | 6979411

Rifleman Richard George Patton from Co. Armagh died of wounds inflicted on 9th June 1944 during fighting outside the village of Cambes in Normandy, France.

William John Rice

Rifleman | 7011646

Belfast man William John Rice was 46 years old when he landed on Sword Beach on D-Day, June 1944. Three days later he died during fighting at Cambes Wood.

Denis Harold Smallman

Lieutenant | 247203

Lieutenant Denis Harold Smallman died on 8th July 1944 as 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment fought in the Battle of Normandy a month after D-Day.