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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Waldon Eagles

In memory of:

Private Kenneth Waldon Eagles

March 3, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information

Son of James W. and Nellie G. Eagles, of Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 511 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:

XXI. G. 13.


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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  • Photo of Kenny Eagles– A more confidant Kenny Eagles now sporting the Beret of the Algonquin Regiment.
  • Photo of Kenneth W. Eagles– Private Kenneth W. Eagles, Canadian Army. Basic Training Graduation Photo.
  • Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery– Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, outside Nijmegen Holland.  This photo was taken in 1946.
  • Grave Marker– Kenny's grave at Groesbeek, September 2003.
  • Grave Marker– Kenny was killed during the Battle of the Hochwald Forest near Udem, Germany. He was first buried there then later moved to Groesbeek.  His original grave in Udem is on the far left.
  • War Memorial– The unveiling of the town war memorial at Wolfville, Nova Scotia.  Kenny's name is at the top of the list of the men who gave their lives during World War Two .

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