Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Charles McCurdy

In memory of:

Rifleman Alexander Charles McCurdy

February 21, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

B/155438

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Additional Information


Son of Arthur C. and Mary B. McCurdy, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 541 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XI. E. 6.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Bank of Nova Scotia, WWII Honour Roll list– A.C. McCurdy was remembered during a general meeting of the Bank of Nova Scotia held on October 13, 1946.
  • Commemorative Poster– Scotiabank produced this commemorative poster to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The poster was produced in English and in French.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the employes from the Bank of Nova Scotia who went away to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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