Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gilles Ducasse

In memory of:

Sapper Gilles Ducasse

August 11, 1952

PONCHON, Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SE103598

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

RCE

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

July 19, 1930
Quebec, Québec

Enlistment:

January 14, 1949
Quebec, Québec

Son of Joseph Octave Ducasse. Mother deceased. Brother of Claude and sister Rollande.

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:

21. 3. 12898

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 Gilles Ducasse
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea

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