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Gerald Joseph Schwartz

In memory of:

Lieutenant Gerald Joseph Schwartz

March 30, 1945

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

3 Anti-Tank Regt

Additional Information


Son of Lorne and Ruth Schwartz, of Montreal, Province of Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 562 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVI. E. 8.

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 Gerald Joseph Schwartz– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Gerald Joseph Schwartz– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Gerald Joseph Schwartz– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Telegram– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Gerald Schwartz– Gerald Schwartz is honoured on page 66 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of GERALD JOSEPH SCHWARTZ– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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