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Michael Debeck

In memory of:

Private Michael Debeck

June 21, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

SA1634

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

May 15, 1932
Chatham, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 7, 1951
London, Ontario

Third eldest son of 11 siblings, five brothers and six sisters. Son of Marinus and Jean Debeck of Northwood, Ontario. Main civilian occupation prior to enlisting was farming.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 17 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21. 1. 1269

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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