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Gerald Robert Evans

In memory of:

Corporal Gerald Robert Evans

April 25, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

K800074

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

October 22, 1927
Swansea, South Wales, England

Enlistment:

August 13, 1950
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of John and Ann M. Evans of Norfolk, England. Brother of John E. Glyn of Sydney, Australia, and R. Howard Evans of Norfolk, England.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 22 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

2. 3. 68

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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  • Gravemarker– Veterans Affairs Canada marked the 45th anniversary of the cease-fire and honours the 26,791 Canadians who served in the Korean War with a pilgrimage to the Land of the Morning Calm.  Photo by Veterans Affairs Canada.

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