Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Anthony Sauve

In memory of:

Private John Anthony Sauve

January 16, 1953

Hara Mura, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

SC 17624

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

April 23, 1933
Cornwall, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 23, 1952
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Peter and Mary Sauve of Mille Roches, Ontario. Brother of Peter and Garnet, Sarah, Margaret, Viola, Susie Pearl, Christie and Shirley.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot D Row C Grave 13

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of John Anthony Sauve at the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Yokohama
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private John Anthony Sauve, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Francis Lionel Sare, Private Joseph Victor Fernand St-Germain and Private Elvin Stanley Sabean on the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Memorial– A section of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario. The memorial consists of a central section and 13 other sections containing memorial plaques 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 Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Left Part
  • Inscription– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Centre Part
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Right Part
  • Inscription– Private JOHN ANTHONY SAUVE  is one of 23 soldiers commemorated on this panel and is one of the 516 members of the Canadian Forces 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 SAUVE died on January 16, 1953 and is buried in the YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan.
  • Korean War Monument– Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Close up of 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.
  • Dedicatory Inscription on the Korean War Memorial– Dedicatory inscription, Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario

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