Four Casualties from Yarmouth Nova Scotia are buried at Holten Cemetery, Netherlands William Howard GrantPrivate Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/64768Died: April 13, 1945 Age 27Son of Edward Blake Grant and Mary Regina Grant and husband of Doris Pauline Grant, of Yarmouth North, Nova Scotia.Paul Henry Hubbard Lance Corporal 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 ScotiaHarold Archibald KenneyCorporalRoyal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.Service 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.Percy James RobicheauLance CorporalNorth Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C.Service No: F/8850Died on April 5, 1945Aged 27Son of James and Susan Robicheau and husband of Martha Mary Robicheau, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Additional Information:Veterans Affairs Canada
SchoolchildrengototheCanadianWarCemeteryin Holten,TheNetherlands,onthenightbeforeChristmasto placecandlesonthegravesofallfallensoldiers.The flamesofthecandleskeepvigilthereuntilmidnightandput the cemetery in an impressive yellow light.ThisideacamefromMrs.VanDam,borninFinland andlivinginHolten.Thisisacustomintroducedfromher nativecountry.Morethan1,500candlelightsgivethe cemetery an impressive look.The1347CanadianswhoareburiedinHoltennearly alldiedduringthelaststagesofthewarinHollandand duringtheadvanceoftheCanadian2ndCorpsinto Germany.