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Hubert Benard

In memory of:

Private Hubert Benard

January 13, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Le Regiment de la Chaudière, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information

Son of Onesime and Clauraine Benard, of Grande-Entrée, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 495 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:

I. D. 14.


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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  • My Islands' Hero
  • Photo of Marie-Hélène Bénard– Marie-Hélène Bénard, Youth Delegate from Fatima, Quebec, gives a commemorative presentation on the life of Hubert Bénard, of Grande Entrée, Quebec, on May 3, 2005, at his grave in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, The Netherlands
  • Grave Marker– The grave of Hubert Bénard in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, The Netherlands.
  • Photo 2 of Marie-Hélène Bénard– Marie-Hélène Bénard places a Canadian flag on the grave of Hubert Bénard, while fellow youth delegates pause for solemn reflection.

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