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DESNIE CHURCHYARD

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Liege
Identified Casualties:
5
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
5.80987
Latitude:
50.46091

Location Information

The village of Desnie is located south-west of the town of Verviers on the N606. From the motorway E40 which runs between Brussels and Aachen turn off at the junction with the E42 and follow the E42 direction Verviers. Turn off the E42 at junction 8 and onto the N657 direction Theux. In the village of Theux turn right onto the N62 direction Louveigne and follow the N62 to the junction with the N606. Turn onto the N606 direction La Reid and go through La Reid to Desnie. On entering the village of Desnie look for the church and the cemetery is behind the church. The graves are located just inside the entrance.

Historical Information

Desnie Churchyard contains five Commonwealth burials of the First World War, all men of the 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment who died in an incident in December 1918.