Four Casualties from Yarmouth Nova Scotia are buried at Holten Cemetery, Netherlands Private William Howard GrantRoyal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/64768Died: April 13, 1945 Son of Edward Blake Grant and Mary Regina Grant and husband of Doris Pauline Grant, of Yarmouth North, Nova Scotia.Lance Corporal Paul Henry Hubbard Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/58209Died on April 18, 1945 Age: 19Son of Mondie E. and Addie M. Hubbard, of Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaCorporal Harold Archibald KenneyRoyal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.ervice No: G/24242 Died on April 13, 1945 Age 23 Son of Harold Archibald and Eva Lillian Kenney ( Quincy, Mass. US) and husband of Vera Beurle Kenney, of Saint John, New Brunswick.Lance Corporal Percy James RobicheauNorth Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C.Service No: F/8850Died on April 5, 1945, Aged 27Son of James and Susan Robicheau and husband of Martha Mary Robicheau, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Additional Information:Veterans Affairs Canadahttp://canadianheroes.org/loren/holten98.htm http://capebretonhighlandersassociation.ca/Canadian%20War%20Cemeteries.htm
SchoolchildrengototheCanadianWarCemeteryin Holten,TheNetherlands,onthenightbeforeChristmasto placecandlesonthegravesofallfallensoldiers.Theflames ofthecandleskeepvigilthereuntilmidnightandputthe cemetery in an impressive yellow light.ThisideacamefromMrs.VanDam,borninFinlandand livinginHolten.Thisisacustomintroducedfromhernative country.Morethan1,500candlelightsgivethecemeteryan impressive look.The1347CanadianswhoareburiedinHoltennearlyall diedduringthelaststagesofthewarinHollandandduring the advance of the Canadian 2nd Corps into Germany.