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James Francis Gilmore

In memory of:

Corporal James Francis Gilmore

March 26, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

D800556

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

March 24, 1926
Verdun, Quebec

Enlistment:

June 20, 1944
Kingston, Ontario

Spouse of Rita Gertrude (née Nash). Father of James Joseph and Martin Joseph. Son of Thomas and Stella (née Gaugin) Gilmore. Brother of John and George and two half-sisters Myrtle and Cecile.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 27 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. 1245

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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  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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