The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

DESMOND, JOSEPH DANIEL

Rank:
Service No:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment/Service:

Grave Reference:
Text on stone:

Rank:
Service No:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment/Service:
Grave Reference:
Text on stone:

Private
4077666
24/09/1944
23
Monmouthshire Regiment 2nd Bn.
I. C. 14.
R.I.P.
Sunshine passes, shadows fall
But love and remembrance
Out-last all
Wife, son, mum, dad and family

Additional Information:
Son of Jeremiah and Roseanna Desmond; husband of Martha Desmond, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.

The 2nd battalion Monmouthshire fought around the area of Voorheide on the 24th of September 1944. Joseph Desmond was also initially buried at Voorheide.

Newspaper clipping anouncing the death of Joseph Daniel Desmond.

Above, family visits to Desmond’s grave.

Original gravesite at Voorheide.