Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Burrows Hansley

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Edward Burrows Hansley

March 9, 1945

Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

M/104421

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

January 16, 1909
Borden, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

October 29, 1942
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Robert and Effie Hansley, of West Point, Saskatchewan. Brother of John Robert Hansley who died on April 20, 1917 while serving with the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 522 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. F. 4.

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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  • Photo of Edward Burrows Hansley – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD BURROWS HANSLEY – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Reverse side of Photo – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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