Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Stuart Alan Spiers

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Stuart Alan Spiers

March 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

K/74767

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

6 Field Coy.

Additional Information


Son of James D. and Bertha Spiers, of Nelson, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 566 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. G. 5.

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 Stuart Alan Blair Spiers – 1916-1945
  • Grave marker – Donald Spiers visiting his uncle, Stuart A B Spiers grave.

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