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Leslie Thomas Fielding

In memory of:

Private Leslie Thomas Fielding

April 25, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

B801594

Age:

23

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:

April 4, 1928
Truro, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 20, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Edwin O. and Mary Lydia Fielding of Truro, Nova Scotia. Brother of Edwin Ronald, Frederick Vernon, Marjorie Edna, Iris Frances, Mary Ruth and Irene Vivian. Pte Fielding 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 24 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. 69

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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  • Korea War Memorial
  • Grave Marker– United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan South Korea.
Plot: 2, Row 3, Grave 69

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