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 Name||First Name(s)||Rank||Date of Death||Grave|
|Hewitt||Albert||Private||9th July 1944||E.8|
|Hollingsworth||Anthony Howard||Lieutenant||8th July 1944||B.17|
|Kane||William Henry||Rifleman||7th June 1944||G.16|
|McCormick||Bernard||Private||8th July 1944||G.8|
|Patterson||John||Rifleman||9th June 1944||C.16|
|Patton||Richard George||Rifleman||9th June 1944||G.4|
|Rice||William John||Rifleman||9th June 1944||G.6|
|Smallman||Denis Harold||Lieutenant||8th July 1944||G.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.
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.
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.