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James Kenneth Evans

In memory of:

Corporal James Kenneth Evans

October 23, 1951

Military Service

Service Number:







The Royal Canadian Regiment


2nd Battalion


Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal

Additional Information


November 25, 1927
Halifax, Nova Scotia


January 9, 1944
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Sarah Unice Clarke (father deceased from WWI wounds). Brother of Freda (Mrs Kenneth Dawson) of Halifax, Nova Scotia and half sister Gloria Lenine Clarke.

Corporal Evans served in the Reserves from 1944 and was discharged in May 1945. He joined the Canadian Army in 1950.

Corporal Evans is commemorated on the Nova Scotia Korea War Memorial with his fellow Nova Scotians who lost their lives in the Korean War. The Memorial is located at Pleasant and Parade Streets in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. It was unveiled and dedicated in a ceremony on 16 August 2003.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 22 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


South Korea

Grave Reference:

20. 6. 1180


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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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Korea War Memorial
  • Photo of James Kenneth Evans– Corp. J.K.EVANS
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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