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Marcus Carden Despard

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Marcus Carden Despard

July 19, 1917

Military Service


Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Division:

1st Battalion

Additional Information


Son of Rev. A. V. and Mrs. E. A. Despard, of Vernon, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 576 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TALANA FARM CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

I. A. 6.

Location:

Located in Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. From Ieper, the Cemetery is located on the Diksmuidseweg road (N369) in the direction of Boezinge. From the station in Ieper turn left into M.Fochlaan and go to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left and drive to the next roundabout. Turn right into Oude Veurnestraat. Take the second turning on the left, which is the Diksmuidseweg, and carry on under the motorway bridge. The cemetery will be found a further 600 meters on the left hand side of the road. Note: The Talana Farm Cemetery is the second cemetery on the left, the first being Bard Cottage Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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