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Michael Alexander Dunphy

In memory of:

Private Michael Alexander Dunphy

July 11, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

F800684

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

July 1, 1930
North Sydney, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 24, 1950
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Thomas and Jennie Dunphy. Brother of James Joseph, Patrick John, George William, Thomas Gordon, William Andrew. Private Dunphy is commemorated on the Nova Scotia Korea War Memorial with his fellow Nova Scotians who lost their lives in the Korean War. The Memorial is located at Pleasant and Parade Streets in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. It was unveiled and dedicated in a ceremony on 16 August 2003.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 19 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. 1143

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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