Sunday, May 24, 2015

L/Cpl Lawrence Nimmo Dean

L/Cpl Lawrence Nimmo Dean, Perth Regiment, 5th Canadian Armoured Division, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps.

Killed in Action April 2, 1945 (5 weeks before VE Day) in Nijmegen, Holland. Buried at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Groesbeek, Holland.

The Great Uncle I never knew but with whom I share a love of family history. He spent his last leave in Scotland tracing our roots but was killed before he could write home.