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Jacob Henry Wolfe

In memory of:

Private Jacob Henry Wolfe

March 8, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Lincoln and Welland Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 577 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

IV. G. 8.


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

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  • Group Photo– On the back of the wallet size photo, dated Oct 3, 1944, he writes:  "This is to remember me as your brother.  It is not very nice, but the best I can.  I hope you will like it.  As ever your brother Jake.
  • Photo of Jacob Henry Wolfe– On the back of this wallet size picture of Jake dated Oct. 3, 1944, he writes; "This is to remember me as your brother.  It is not very nice but the best I can.  I hope you will like it.  As ever your brother, Jake.
  • Group Photo

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