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Ronald Daniel MacFadyen Campbell

In memory of:

Corporal Ronald Daniel MacFadyen Campbell

October 31, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SB153386

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

November 25, 1929
Leaside, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 14, 1948
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Alexander and Flora (MacFadyn) Campbell of Leaside, Ontario. Brother of Jack, Alex, Robert Brown, George, Betty, Flora, Jean and Isabel.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 10 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 21.ROW 9. GRAVE #1358

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
  • 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.
  • Dedication– Dedicatory inscription, Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Inscription– Corporal RONALD DANIEL MACFADYEN CAMPBELL, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, 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.   Corporal CAMPBELL died on October 31, 1952 and is buried in the UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN), South Korea.  Lieutenant Colonel PAUL FRANCIS LIONEL SARE, Royal Canadian Dragoons, also died on this day.

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