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Kenneth Barr

In memory of:

Private Kenneth Barr

February 24, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information

Son of Robert C. and Rose Barr of Maberly, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 493 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:

IX. F. 10.


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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  • Gravemarker– On 20 July 2006, Cadet Corporal Warren Grin, 294 Kinsmen Squadron, Chatham, Ontario, a member of the Canadian Forces Contingent for the Nijmegen Marches 2006, places a poppy at the gravesite of Private K. Barr who was killed 24, February 1945. Corporal Grin was at the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery for a memorial service arranged by the contingent. Several other nation's military forces were represented in addition to the approximately 1,000 civilians from the local area who came to pay their respects.  Photo Credit: Corporal Matthew Ufholz, Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre, 'A' Squadron, Ottawa.
  • Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
  • Entrance
  • Grave marker

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