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Frederick Hutchison Behie

In memory of:

Corporal Frederick Hutchison Behie

May 2, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

F/65273

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1919
Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 26, 1942
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of David Anderson Behie and Mabel Rebecca Behie, of Sheet Harbour, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 494 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIV. E. 11.

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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  • Grave marker– 2nd row right. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick Behie
  • Photo of Frederick Behie
  • Family Photo– He is seen here posing with his parents.
  • A Promising Life Cut Short
  • A Promising Life Cut Short (Page 2)
  • Photo of Amanda White– Mandy White, Youth Delegate from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, gives a commemorative presentation on the life of Frederick Hutchinson Behie of Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, on May 5, 2005, in front of his grave at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery in the Netherlands.
  • Photo 2 of Amanda White– Fellow Youth Delegates comfort Mandy White following her emotional presentation on the life of Frederick Hutchinson Behie.
  • Photo 3 of Amanda White– Youth Delegates pause for a moment of silence in memory of Frederick Hutchinson Behie, following Mandy White¿s presentation in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.
  • Paying respects– Family members paying their respects to their uncle.

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