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Eric Greene

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant Eric Greene

February 14, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

F/55225

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of William and Louisa Greene, of Burgeo, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 165 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIX. B. 10.

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.

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  • Photo of Meghan Beresford– Youth Delegate Meaghan Beresford, from St. John's, Newfoundland, gives a presentation on the life of Eric Greene at his grave in the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery on Tuesday, May 3, 2005
  • Photo 2 of Meghan Beresford– Youth Delegate Meaghan Beresford places a Newfoundland flag at the foot of the grave of Eric Greene at the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery on Tuesday, May 3, 2005.
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