Commemorates Flying Officer Joseph Raymond Jean-Marie Desmarais, D.F.C., J/87112, 425 Sqdn, RCAF, who died on December 18, 1944. Son of Urgel & Marie Louise Desmarais, of Sherbrooke, QC, F/O Desmarais is buried in the Harrowgate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Yorkshire, UK. In 1960 a small lake on NTS 85-C (Desmarais Lake-LAGHA) was also named for this officer.
Approval Date: 1948-05-04
CGNDB ID: LAGGZ