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Harry Bowman Brydon

In memory of:

Private Harry Bowman Brydon

October 8, 1951

South Korea

Military Service

Service Number:







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




Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal.

Additional Information


June 21, 1927
Roblin, Manitoba


August 15, 1950
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Charles Brydon and Emma Viola. Half brother of Pte Ralph Henry Brydon, Canadian Scottish Regiment. Killed in action at Normandy June 10, 1944. Brother of Stanley Charles and Gladys. Half brother of Marie Fenmore.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 8 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot 20, Row 5, Grave 1173


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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1951. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Korea Veterans War Memorial– This War Memorial is dedicated in memory of Manitobans who lost their lives during the Korean War.
  • 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.
  • Inscription– Dedicatory inscription on the Korean War Monument in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Korean War Memorial– Private HARRY BOWMAN BRYDON 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 BRYDON died on October 8, 1951 and is buried in the UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN), South Korea.

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