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.
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;