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Jean Moise Gallant

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Jean Moise Gallant

July 16, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SG57584

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

1939 - 1945 Star, France and Germany Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp, Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

March 27, 1922
St. Alexis, Québec

Enlistment:

April 29, 1944
Nanaimo, British Columbia

Son of Arsene and Malvina Gallant of Val Melanson, New Brunswick. Brother of Laurent ( died in WWII France), Adrien, Antonio, Camille, Joseph, Clement, Juliana and Ida.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 25 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

38. 3. 3202

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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