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1874237   Sapper David Brimage
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 24/02/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 42 Field Coy, Royal Engineers (British Army)
Died: 29/10/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Sapper David Brimage was the son of Hugh & Jane Brimage, Pomeroy, County Tyrone. Sapper Brimage served with the allied forces that had made rapid progress throughout Southern Italy after landing on 3rd September 1943. By late October British Forces were moving with stiff persistence at the German winter defensive known as the Gustav Line. During this fighting Sapper Brimage was killed on 29th October 1943 aged 26.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Minturno War Cemetery
  Marina di Minturno, Naples
Grave Ref: Grave 8-G-23
CWGC Casualty 2633889
Minturno is about 78 kilometres north of Naples, close to the coast. The cemetery lies several kilometres south of the town on the SS7 road to Naples and is situated in the locality of Marina di Minturno (Garigliano). To reach the cemetery take the Cassino exit from the A1 motorway, then turn right to follow Ausonia, Formia, Minturno. At about 30 km the road runs tangientially to a flyover. Go under the flyover, turn left and take the SS7 Appia road towards Scauri and Naples. Go over Scauri and then, after 4 kilometres, to Marina di Minturno and the cemetery is a further 3 kilometres, on the right hand side. Cemetery address: Via Virilassi, 1 - 4020 Marina di Minturno (LT) Lazio. GPS Co-ordinates: Main entrance to cemetery; Latitude: 41.243006, Longitude: 13.766556 Back entrance gate to cemetery;
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 352
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Brimage family 1911 census lists Brimage family living at house 1 in Lurganeden, Pomeroy, Tyrone
2 Parish/Civil Marriages for Sinnamon David's father Hugh married Jane Sinnamon on 27 Dec 1904
3 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of David Brimage can be purchased here.
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023