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Robert Keewatin Copinace

In memory of:

Private Robert Keewatin Copinace

May 3, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SH594

Age:

21

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:

January 1, 1932

Enlistment:

March 5, 1952
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Grandson of Mrs. Peter Pine, Lake of the Woods Indian Reserve, Kenora, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 14 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 38, Row 1, Grave 3175

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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