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Robert Victor Arnott

In memory of:

Private Robert Victor Arnott

October 23, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SC9057

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1932
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 15, 1950

Son of William Morrison and Florence Arnott.

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 6, Grave 1183

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Robert Arnott, banner, Cumberland, Nov 2018
  • Memorial– National Capital Region Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Inscription– Private ROBERT VICTOR ARNOTT is one of 21 soldiers whose names appear on this monument IN MEMORY OF THE CANADIANS WHO ENLISTED IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1950-1953 THE WAR IN KOREA, erected by the National Capital Unit of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and the City of Ottawa.
  • Memorial– Private ROBERT VICTOR ARNOTT is commemorated on this memorial in Cumberland, Ontario.
  • 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 ROBERT VICTOR ARNOTT, 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 ROBERT FRANCIS ARDING died on October 23, 1951, and is buried in the UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN), South Korea.

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