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 1948 a large lake on NTS 75-A (Desmarais Lake-LAGGZ) was named for this officer.
Approval Date: 1960-07-07
CGNDB ID: LAGHA