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Einar Victor Isfeld

In memory of:

Private Einar Victor Isfeld

April 6, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information

Son of Einar and Jonina Isfeld; husband of Jean Lillian Isfeld, of Amaranth, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 527 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:

XIV. C. 7.


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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  • Photo of EINAR VICTOR ISFELD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Obituary– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial Cross GVIR– Memorial cross issued to Mrs E V Isfeld
(the former Jean Lillian Schive) who is at the time of this submission still living in Manitoba. (July 2004)
  • Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery– Photo of section of the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery encompassing the grave site of E.V. Isfeld.
Photo taken in 1963 by Brian Isfeld (distant relation)
  • Gravemarker of Einar Victor Isfeld– Photo of the grave of E.V. Isfeld taken in 1963 at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemeteryby Brian Isfeld (distant relation)
  • Gravemarker
  • Einar Victor Isfeld with his son– Einar Victor Isfeld with Dennis Victor Isfeld, his only son, shortly before leaving for Europe in December 1944
  • Dennis Isfeld visiting his father's grave– Dennis Victor Isfeld visiting his fathers grave for the first time in his life, April 2004. Picture by Elizabeth Isfeld, Dennis' wife.  Dennis holds the picture of He and his father taken in December 1944 shortly before E V Isfeld went to europe and perished. Picture courtesy Dennis Isfeld.

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