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Joseph Phydime Lionel Gosselin

In memory of:

Major Joseph Phydime Lionel Gosselin

July 9, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

ZE2152

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

Efficiency Decoration Canada (ED), 1939 - 1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

May 4, 1911
St. Malachie, Quebec

Enlistment:

September 2, 1939
Quebec, Quebec

Spouse of Berthe (née Chouinard)Gosselin of Verdun, Quebec. Father of Gaston, Jean-Luc and Thérèse. Son of Joseph A. and Elmire(née Beaubien)Gosselin. Brother of Gérard, Laurier, Maurice, Clément, Yves, Paul Arthur and Jeannette.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 28 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. 2. 1139

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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