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Lorne Auley Emerson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Lorne Auley Emerson

October 22, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

SC8727

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

1st Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

December 5, 1931
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 7, 1951
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of K.J. and Thelma Emerson of Ottawa, Ontario. Brother of William Floyd and Robert Vance. Father of Earl Henry Belcourt. Lance Corporal Emerson attended Scarborough Collegiate in Toronto, Ontario. A Memorial erected by the Korean Veterans Association, National Capital Unit, commemorating the 516 Canadians who died in the Korean War was unveiled and rededicated during Veterans Week 2003 at Ottawa City Hall Headquarters on Elgin Street.

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:

Plot 21, Row, 7, Grave 1337

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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  • Photo of Lorne Emerson
  • Grave Marker
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  • Korean War Monument– National Capital Region Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Inscription– Lance Corporal LORNE AULEY EMERSON is one of 21 soldiers whose names appear on this monument IN MEMORY OF THE CANADIANS WHO ENLISTED IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1950-1953 THE WAR IN KOREA, erected by the National Capital Unit of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and the City of Ottawa.
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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