Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leonard Frederick Andrews

In memory of:

Private Leonard Frederick Andrews

July 22, 1951

Majon - Ni, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SA800107

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal (Korea), 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

March 14, 1922
Woodstock, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 28, 1940
London, Ontario

Son of Charles James and Clara Andrews.

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:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot 20, Row 3, Grave 1148

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.

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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.
  • Dedicatory Inscription on the Korean War Memorial– Dedication Panel, Korean War Monument Ottawa
  • Inscription– Private LEONARD FREDERICK ANDREWS 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 LEONARD FREDERICK ANDREWS died on July 22, 1951 in Majon - Ni, South Korea and is buried in the UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN),  South Korea

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