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Clayton Clarence Keel

In memory of:

Private Clayton Clarence Keel

March 26, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

F/3887

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Hezekiah and Alice Keel, of Bonavista, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 171 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVII. G. 5.

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 Clayton Keel– Clayton Clarence Keel in his uniform.
  • Monument– Monument in Bonavista where Clayton Clarence Keel is commemorated.
  • Plaque– A closer view of a plaque on the monument in Bonavista where
Clayton Clarence Keel is commemorated.

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