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Robert Burns Fairservice

In memory of:

Private Robert Burns Fairservice

April 9, 1951

Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

B800999

Age:

20

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:

November 4, 1930
Black Cape, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 16, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Son of George and Naida Eleanor Fairservice of Black Cape, Quebec. Brother of George René, Glenwood Brock, Susan Florence, Mary Janet and Barbara Isabell.

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. 65

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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