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Alexander Louis Gray

In memory of:

Private Alexander Louis Gray

April 16, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SC17512

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal (Korea)

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1932
Carmen, Manitoba

Enlistment:

January 31, 1953
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Dr. and Reverend Albert Michie Jack and Mary Medora Bertha Gray of Ottawa, Ontario. Brother of Albert Ronald James, Marjorie Elizabeth, Ruth Ethelina, Thelma Mary and Barbara Joan.

He was a graduate of Lisgar Collegiate Institute in Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Korean War Wall of Remembrance, Lisgar Collegiate Institute Korean War Plaque and Private Alexander Gray Cross.

Commemorated on Page 28 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot 21, Row 12, Grave 1393

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 Alexander Gray– Alex Gray in uniform.
  • Grave Marker– Alex Gray's grave in Korea
  • Grave Marker– Alex Gray's grave in Busan, South Korea.
  • Korean War Monument– National Capital Region Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Inscription– Private ALEXANDER LOUIS GRAY is one of 21 soldiers whose names appear on this monument IN MEMORY OF THE CANADIANS WHO ENLISTED IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1950-1953 THE WAR IN KOREA, erected by the National Capital Unit of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and the City of Ottawa.

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