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Bennie Clements

In memory of:

Private Bennie Clements

December 15, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SF800765

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp. Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

October 28, 1923
Inglewood, Annapolis, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

July 7, 1941
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of William and Minnie (Gibson) Clements of Annapolis, Nova Scotia. Brother of Isaac, Ray, Eugene, Andrew, Rowleigh, Lorne, Wayne, Dorothy, Edna and Gertuard.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 12 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

38. 4. 3211

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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  • Photo of Bennie Clements– My Namesake, Great Uncle Bennie Clements.  Our Family is honoured by your service and sacrifice.  You are home with us in our hearts always!

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