Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Ard

In memory of:

Private Henry Ard

May 14, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SB 12725

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United National Service Medal (Korea)

Additional Information


Born:

September 18, 1933
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 23, 1952
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William Henry and Jessie Ballantyne Ard, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Brother to Robert, Christopher, Walter, Dorothy, Mabel and Gladys.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 2 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot D Row B Grave 7

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

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  • Korean War Monument– Korean War Monument Ottawa Ontario
  • Korean War Monument– Detail of the Korean War Monument in Ottawa, Ontario.   This features a Canadian soldier, facing toward Busan, Korea, where an identical monument watches over the graves of 378 Canadians in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery. Accompanying the volunteer are two Korean children, both holding symbols: the girl, a bouquet of maple leaves symbolizing Canada; and the boy, a bouquet of maple leaves and roses of Sharon, the national flower of Korea.
  • Dedication– Dedication Panel, Korean War Monument Ottawa
  • Inscription– Private HENRY ARD is one of 23 soldiers commemorated on this panel and one of the 516 soldiers whose names appear on the Korean War Monument in Ottawa.  It was erected IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE CANADIAN WHO DIED IN SERVICE DURING THE KOREAN WAR 1950-1953 AND ON KOREAN PEACE KEEPING DUTIES, 1953-1957.  Private HENRY ARD died on May 14, 1953 and is buried in the YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan

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