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Harold Jamieson

In memory of:

Corporal Harold Jamieson

April 2, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

B/158378

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

February 19, 1919

Son of Chris and Mari Jamieson, of Brantford, Ontario. Shortly after his death, Lieutenant R. Gauthier, his platoon commander, wrote Mrs. Jamieson: "If I had a platoon of men as brave as your son, we could win the war by ourselves. You may well be proud of him".

Commemorated on Page 527 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XXII. D. 12.

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 HAROLD JAMIESON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– This photo of Cpl Jamieson's gravemarker was taken in June 2003.
  • Biography– Album of Honour for Brant County World War II 1939-1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Album Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me

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