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Joseph Arthur Fernand Girard

In memory of:

Private Joseph Arthur Fernand Girard

September 28, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

D800536

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

April 1, 1931
St. Henri de Montréal, Quebec

Enlistment:

May 23, 1950
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Stanislas Girard and Alexandrine René. Brother of Léandre, (Veteran of the Second World War and Korean War), Maurice (Veteran of the Second World War and Korean War), Jeanne-D’Arc, Roméo, Gisèle, Jean-Marc, Lise, Noel, Richard, Roger, Claude, Pierre.

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. 4. 1163

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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