Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph René Armand Roland Desrochers

In memory of:

Private Joseph René Armand Roland Desrochers

January 10, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

SD4369

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

August 8, 1931
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

August 9, 1950
Montreal, Québec

Son of Armand and Yvonne Desrochers of Montreal, Québec. Brother of André, Claude, Thérèse and Lise.

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:

20. 10. 1232

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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