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Russell Leon Gardiner

In memory of:

Private Russell Leon Gardiner

May 3, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SC7323

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

October 6, 1930
Millbrook, Ontario

Enlistment:

November 9, 1951
Kingston, Ontario

Son of Hubert Arnott and Nellie Gardiner of Omemee, Ontario. Brother of Ronald Munro, Francis Jean and half-sister Verna May.

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:

21. 12. 1400

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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  • Photo of Russell Leon Gardiner
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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