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Alleyne Russell Hubbard

In memory of:

Lieutenant Alleyne Russell Hubbard

November 20, 1944

Military Service






Canadian Forestry Corps

Additional Information

Son of R. D. W. and Louisa M. Hubbard, of Oromocto, New Brunswick. B.Sc. F. (University of New Brunswick).

Commemorated on Page 339 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:

III. B. 2.


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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  • Biography– In memory the students of the University of New Brunswick who went to war and did not return. Submitted of the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of ALLEYNE RUSSELL HUBBARD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alleyne Hubbard– Lieut. Alleyne Hubbard was from Burton, New Brunswick. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Degree in Forestry in 1937 and went on to serve with the Newfoundland Forestry Unit (NFU) in Scotland from 1940 to 1942 before joining the Canadian Forestry Corps (CFC) with the rank of Lieut. in 1942. His reports of 15 COY's forestry operations appear in the book Sawdust Fusiliers by William Wonders. Alleyne was killed in Nijmegan while serving with the CFC.

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