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Thomas Wilson MacKenzie

In memory of:

Lieutenant Thomas Wilson MacKenzie

December 7, 1944

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Additional Information


Son of Stewart Thomas MacKenzie and Christine Margaret MacKenzie, of Calgary, Alberta. Nephew of Mr. L. C. Wilson, of Calgary. B.Sc. (University of Alberta).

Commemorated on Page 373 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IX. A. 13.

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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  • Photo of Thomas Wilson Mackenzie
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article from the Calgary Herald
1944
  • Photo of THOMAS WILSON MACKENZIE– Identification card
  • Photo of Thomas MacKenzie– T. Wilson MacKenzie outside of hut,
No. 1 C.A.R.U., C.A.O.
England
  • Photo of THOMAS WILSON MACKENZIE– Camp Shilo
  • Original Grave Marker– Original grave. Nijmegen Canadian War Cemetary
Groesbeek, Holland
Plot 9, Row A, Grave 13
  • Grave marker– Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
Grave ref:  1X.A.13

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