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Bruce Howard Wagner

In memory of
Private
Bruce Howard Wagner
January 31, 1945
France

Military Service:

Service Number:
B/108670
Age:
20
Force:
Army
Unit:
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Additional Information:

Born:
August 16, 1924 Teeterville, Ontario
Enlistment:
December 22, 1943 Simcoe, Ontario

Son of Bruce Everard and Nora (nee Boswell) Wagner (1965 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Teeterville, Ontario.

Brother of John Arthur, Mary Louise and Nora Viola.

His family also lost Private Ivan Samuel Wagner, Royal Regiment of Canada, killed in action 18 July 1944 and Private Harry Everett Wagner, Royal Regiment of Canada, died of wounds, 12 August 1944.

Commemorated on Page 573 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY , Netherlands
Grave Reference:
Plot 16, Row C, Grave 3.
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.

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