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Robert Frederick Thomas Girard

In memory of:

Private Robert Frederick Thomas Girard

May 3, 1953


Hill 187, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SA2669

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

November 20, 1932
Amhurstburg, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 21, 1951
London, Ontario

Son of Hector and Marguerite Girard of Amhertsburg, Ontario. Brother of Francis, John, Basil, Bernard, Richard, May, Margaret, Dora and Bernadette

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:

38. 1. 3180

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

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