Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Orman Wells

In memory of
Private
Frederick Orman Wells
March 8, 1951
South Korea

Military Service:

Service Number:
M800005
Age:
20
Force:
Army
Unit:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.
Division:
PPCLI
Citation(s):
Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal (Korea), Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea

Additional Information:

Born:
February 17, 1931 Hardisty, Alberta
Enlistment:
August 10, 1950 Calgary, Alberta

Son of Orman Garfield and Elsie Wells (1995 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother) of Edmonton, Alberta. Brother of Etta, Lois and Delores.

Commemorated on Page 78 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN) , South Korea
Grave Reference:
2.2.50
Location:
The United Nations Cemetery is located in Tanggok, a suburb of Busan. The land for the cemetery was granted to the United Nations by the Republic of Korea as a tribute to all those who had laid down their lives in combatting aggression and in upholding peace and freedom. There are 2,267 servicemen buried in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery. Of these 1,538 were Commonwealth soldiers, including 376 Canadians.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque – Memorial plaques for Private Frederick Orman Wells, Bombardier James Milo Wenkert, Private Frederick Joseph Whiting and Private Benjamin Edwin Williams on the Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Memorial – A section of the Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario. The memorial consists of a central section and 13 other sections containing a memorial plaque for each of the 516 Canadian service men who died while serving with the Canadian Forces in the United Nations operations in Korea. It was erected by the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and was dedicated on July 27, 1997.
  • Memorial – Central Section of Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 1
  • Inscription – Central Section of Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 2
  • Memorial – Central Section of Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 3

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