Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Wilson MacKenzie

In memory of
Lieutenant
Thomas Wilson MacKenzie
December 7, 1944

Military Service:

Age:
28
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Additional Information:

Son of Stewart Thomas MacKenzie and Christine Margaret MacKenzie, of Calgary, Alberta. Nephew of Mr. L. C. Wilson, of Calgary. B.Sc. (University of Alberta).

Commemorated on Page 373 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY , Netherlands
Grave Reference:
IX. A. 13.
Location:
Groesbeek is located 10 km south east of the town of Nijmegen and close to the German frontier. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is 3 km north of the village and 1500 metres east of the main road to Nijmegen. On leaving the A73 motorway at the junction Overasselt Mook Groesbeek follow directions to Mook. Follow direction signs towards Mook War cemetery. After passing Mook War cemetery continue to the village of Groesbeek to a set of traffic lights. Turn left at the lights onto Dorpstraat passing through Groesbeek. The road name then changes to Molenweg. A Commonwealth War Graves Commission direction sign indicates the right hand turning from Molenweg onto the Zeven Heuvelenweg. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is located on the right hand side, about 1 km after entering this road. On the Memorial in the Canadian War Cemetery at Groesbeek are inscribed the following words:
Pro amicis mortui amicis vivimus, We live in the hearts of friends for whom we died.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Thomas Wilson Mackenzie
  • Original Grave Marker – Original grave. Nijmegen Canadian War Cemetary
Groesbeek, Holland
Plot 9, Row A, Grave 13
  • Newspaper Clipping – Article from the Calgary Herald
1944
  • Photo of Thomas MacKenzie – T. Wilson MacKenzie outside of hut,
No. 1 C.A.R.U., C.A.O.
England
  • Photo of THOMAS WILSON MACKENZIE – Camp Shilo

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email
VAC.CVWM-MVGC.ACC@vac-acc.gc.ca or call us.

Date modified: