Dennis George Fletcher was the son of Edward and Mrs C Fletcher. He was born about 1917 in England. He was married to Mrs Fletcher of Smith Street, Moneymore. Private Dennis George Fletcher was stationed in the Moneymore area. Private Dennis Fletcher served with C Company, part of the 2nd Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action in France on 24th July 1944 in the fighting in northern France after the Normandy landings. Dennis’ brother was married to a sister of Mrs Fletcher. He too served in World War Two.
The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The Bayeux Memorial is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road is the Bayeux War Cemetery.