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Raymond John Grennan

In memory of:

Private Raymond John Grennan

May 3, 1953


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SD11734

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1928
Barnaby River, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

March 15, 1952
Montreal, Quebec

Husband of Doris Grennan of Outrement, Montreal, Quebec. Son of John and Agnes (née Gallant) Grennan of Montreal, Quebec. Brother of Cecil, Richard, Frank, Leonard and Patrick and to sisters, Mary, Mrs. L.C. Mahoney, Jolice, Sarah, Geraldine and Cecelia

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 29 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. 2. 1382

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– This is a picture of Private Grennan's grave at the United Nations Cemetary in Busan. I visited his grave while at the cemetery for the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Armisitce Pilgrimage with Veterens Affairs Canada in July 2003.
  • Photo of Raymond John Grennan
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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