Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Léopold Yvan Dube

In memory of:

Major Joseph Léopold Yvan Dube

July 16, 1951

Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

ZE1110

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

1939 - 1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp, Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

December 28, 1917
Lac au Saumon, Québec

Enlistment:

July 10, 1941
Valcartier, Québec

Husband of Monique (née Cartier) Dubé. Son of Alphonse and Bernadette (née Poirier) Dubé. Brother of Hervé, Hermann and Alphonse.

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. 3. 1145

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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  • Newspaper clipping– Major Yvan Dubé, second in comand of the Royal 22e Regiment in Korea, was
accidently killed there on July 16/1951. He was one soldier with the most hours on the battle fields in Africa, Sicily, Italy, Germany and Holland from 1941 to 1945. He was in charge when the Royal 22e Regiment landed back from war in Halifax on October 1/1945. He was decorated with the War Cross and the silver star.
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  • Letter (October 1,1951)

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