THE PERTH REGIMENT OF CANADA

 

HOLTEN CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands

 

Holten is a village 20 kilometres east of the town of Deventer, on the main road from Amsterdam to Bremen in Germany.

In the cemetery the great majority of the burials are of Canadians who died during the last stages of the war in Holland and during the advance of the Canadian 2nd Corps into northern Germany and across the Ems in April and the first days of May 1945. After the end of hostilities their remains were brought together into this cemetery.

M/60376 PTE. LAWRENCE ANDERSON, died Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 23.
Son of Henry and Emma Anderson; husband of Jemima L. Anderson, of Brooks, Alberta.
Grave Reference: III.F.13.

B/132822 PTE. CLARENCE BEAUMONT , died onSaturday, 28th April 1945. Age 23.
Son of Matthew and Mae Beaumont, of Glen Williams, Halton Co., Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.B.13.

LIEUT. ALBERT ROBERT COYSTON, diedSaturday, 28th April 1945. Age 30.
Son of Robert and Ethel Coyston; husband of Kathleen V. Coyston, of Toronto, Ontario.
Grave Reference: VI.C.4.

A/11225 PTE. LESTER JAMES DEWEY,died Friday, 27th April 1945. Age 24.
Son of Simeon and Maurine Dewey, of St. Mary's Ontario.
Grave Reference: III.F.4.

A/11221 PTE. NOEL FOREMAN, died Sunday, 29th April 1945.
Grave Reference: V.C.1.

F/79904 PTE. JOSEPH GERALD FOUGERE , died Thursday, 26th April 1945.
Son of Felix and Josie Fougere, of Poulamon, Richmond Co., Nova Scotia.
Grave Reference: VI.B.1.

C/102900 PTE. GEORGE GOOD, died Saturday, 28th April 1945. Age 21.
Son of Richard George and Florence Good, of Arnprior, Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.C.6.

A/64307 PTE. RALPH GEORGE GREMM, died Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 26.
Son of William Gremm and of Elizabeth V. Gremm (nee Greaves), of Kitchener, Ontario.
Grave Reference: III.F.2.

B/13043 PTE. WARREN HALSTEAD, died Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 29.
Son of Warner James Halstead and Charlotte Louise Halstead, of Orillia, Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.C.4.

B/118273 PTE. ELVIN JACKSON, died Saturday, 28th April 1945
Grave Reference: VI.C.7.

A/115526 PTE. FRED WILLIAM KESSELRING , died Thursday, 26th April 1945. Age 21.
Son of William and Erna Kesselring, of Kitchener, Ontario.
Grave Reference: VI.C.6.

A/117525 CPL. JAMES THOMAS LEONARD ,died on Sunday, 29th April 1945. Age 26.
Son of Joseph and Mary Leonard; husband of Irene Patricia Leonard, of Windsor, Ontario.
Grave Reference: III.F.3.

A/108862 PTE. JOHN THEODORE MacMILLAN,died Saturday, 28th April 1945. Age 19.
Son of B. A. and Mary MacMillan, of Ingersoll, Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.B.14.

B/89402 PTE. WILLIAM ANDREW MACPHERSON,died Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 36.
Son of Angus and Margaret Macpherson; husband of Ellen Clara Macpherson of Toronto, Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.C.8.

B/138398 PTE. PETER MARTIN, died Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 23.
Son of Nick and Elizabeth Martin, of Kapuskasing, Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.C.5.

LIEUT. GEORGE ALFRED MCLEAN McCOURTIE , died on Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 26.
Son of Alfred and Georgina McCourtie, of Stamford Centre, Ontario.
Grave Reference: III.F.6.

C/43769 CPL. ABRAHAM ROCHLIN, died Sunday, 29th April 1945. Age 20.
Son of William and Annie Rochlin, of Montreal, Province of Quebec.
Grave Reference: III.E.15.

M/35632 L/CPL WILLIS WILFRED SHATTUCK,died Sunday, 29th April 1945. Age 32.
Son of E. and Clara Shattuck; husband of Kathleen Shattuck, of Vermilion, Alberta.
Grave Reference: V.C.11.

A/117783 PTE. GERALD TAYLOR, died Saturday, 28th April 1945. Age 26.
Son of Harry and May Taylor, of Chatham, Ontario; husband of Beatrice Taylor, of Chatham.
Grave Reference: III.F.10.

G/32970 CPL. FREDERICK HERBERT TUCKER,died Sunday, 29th April 1945. Age 23.
Son of Ernest G. and Ida Tucker, of Kitchener, Ontario.
Grave Reference: V.B.12

B/115373 PTE. JAMES RICHARDSON WILSON,died Tuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 30.
Son of James G. and Margaret Wilson; husband of Erma B. Wilson, of Durham.
Grave Reference: VI.C.5.

B/73895 PTE. MORLEY RAYMOND WRIGHT, diedTuesday, 24th April 1945. Age 22.
Son of Raymond Irwin Wright and Mona Winters Wright, of Toronto, Ontario.
Grave Reference: III.F.1.


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May 4th., 2001