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George William Yeo

In memory of:

Private George William Yeo

February 26, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Additional Information

Son of Charles P. and Pearl Yeo, of Three Rivers, Province of Quebec.

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:

XXV. D. 13.


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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  • Memorial Stained Glass– A congregational memorial stained glass window by 'Charles William Kelsey' at St. Andrew's United Church, Cp 921 Succ Bureau-Chef, Trois Rivieres, Quebec
G9A 5K2 honours parishioners who died during World War I and World War II. 

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J Fotheringham
S.M. G??

John Finlaw
Ernest C. Graham
John McKenzie
Richard H Parker
J.A. (Sandy) Smith
Stuart McL. Thomson
Matthew Watson
George W. Yeo

In grateful and loving memory of the fallen in two World Wars.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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