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Harry William Doucette

In memory of:

Private Harry William Doucette

March 25, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information

Son of John and Celina Mary Doucette, of Bell Neck, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 510 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:

XVII. H. 3.


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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  • Cemetery– Canadian War Cemetery  Christmas Eve 2019 . Lighting candles for those who saved us.
  • Photo of HARRY WILLIAM DOUCETTE– Private Harry William Doucette F/57593
North Nova Scotia Highlanders
Killed at Bienen, Germany, March 25, 1945
Buried at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
  • Photo of HARRY WILLIAM DOUCETTE– Private Harry William Doucette F/57593, killed at Bienen Germany March 25, 1945.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque in memory of soliders of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders that died on March 25, 1945.  The plaque is located in Bienen, Germany.

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