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Raymond Stewart Sampson

In memory of:

Sergeant Raymond Stewart Sampson

March 1, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C.


(Motor), R

Additional Information

Son of Lawson Thomas Sampson and Barbara Anne Sampson.

Commemorated on Page 561 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. E. 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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  • Cenotaph– Barrie Cenotaph
  • Memorial– Sergeant Raymond Stewart Sampson is also commemorated on the Lake Superior Regiment (Motor) Memorial located in Hillcrest Park, Thunder Bay, ON … May 2018 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Lake Superior Regiment (Motor) Memorial located in Hillcrest Park, Thunder Bay, ON … May 2018 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Raymond S. Sampson, Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), is memorialized on his parents' gravestone in the Guthrie Cemetery, Highway 11, Guthrie, Ontario (northeast of Barrie).  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2015.)
  • Newspaper clipping– Sergeant Raymond S. Sampson - whose father was a World War I veteran of the Canadian Expeditionary Force - was killed in action in Holland in 1945.  This report of his death appeared in the Barrie Examiner newspaper (Barrie, Ontario) on March 22, 1945, at page 1.
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