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William John Fowler

In memory of:

Private William John Fowler

March 26, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

B801659

Age:

21

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:

December 8, 1930
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 20, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Son of George and Emma Fowlers of Toronto, Ontario. Brother of George, Frederick, James, Winnifred, Ellen and Violet.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 24 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:

20. 11. 1243

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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