Canadian Virtual War Memorial
In memory of
November 23, 1944
- Service Number:
- Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.
- 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.
- June 26, 1921 Windsor, Ontario
- September 16, 1940 Windsor, Ontario
Son of Homer and Bernadette Rivait (1964 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Windsor, Ontario. Husband of Joan Hilda (nee Jarrett) Rivait. Father of Anthony Lawrence of Windsor, Ontario.
Brother of Raymond, Edouard, Alfred, Albert, Alvin, Rosina, Aurore, Odile, Olive and Jeannette.
- GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY , Netherlands
- Grave Reference:
- II. E. 16.
- 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.
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