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Everett Cameron Buchanan

In memory of:

Private Everett Cameron Buchanan

June 30, 1951

Kyobashi River, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

A800178

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

United Nations Service Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1929
North Sydney, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 15, 1950
London, Ontario

Spouse of Patricia Mae Buchanan. Son of Everett Cameron and Margaret Rachel Buchanan Gwinn. Brother of Norman Angus and half brother of Earl MacLeod Gwinn and David William Gwinn.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 9 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot B Row C Grave 16

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 Memorial– Korean War Monument in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Korean War Memorial– Close–up 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.
  • Korean War Memorial– Dedicatory inscription on the Korean War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Korean War Memorial– Private EVERETT CAMERON BUCHANAN  is one of 23 soldiers commemorated on this panel and is 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 BUCHANAN died on October 8, 1951 June 30, 1951 and is buried in YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan.  Private HARRY BLAKE MACEACHRON, also of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, died that day

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