Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Arthur Guy Desjardins

In memory of:

Sergeant Joseph Arthur Guy Desjardins

May 20, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SH61667

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

April 23, 1932
St. Boniface, Manitoba

Enlistment:

November 2, 1949
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Alexandre Joseph. Brother of Julie (only one mentioned). Ninth in family of 12 children.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 18 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. 3207

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Desjardins– Photograph of Sgt Desjardins taken in his army uniform.
  • Photo of JOSEPH ARTHUR GUY DESJARDINS– 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.
  • Gravemarker

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