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William Henry Elliott

In memory of:

Private William Henry Elliott

October 1, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

SF21418

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

1st Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

July 20, 1932
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

January 9, 1951
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Albet Edward and Ethel (née Smith) Elliott. His father served as CPO in Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserves. Brother of Gordon Albert, Franklyn Ross, Duglass, Rita, Velma, Muriel and Irene. Pte Elliott 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 21 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21. 6. 1321

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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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Korea War Memorial
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Korean War Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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