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James Caswell Hackett

In memory of:

Private James Caswell Hackett

October 21, 1952


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SA1263

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1932
Lucknow, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 9, 1951
London, Ontario

Son of Caswell and Alberta ( née Brydges)Hackett of Ridgetown, Ontario. Brother of Gordon and Glen, half-brother James and Allan Brydges and half-sisters, Doreen and Donna Jean.

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:

21. 7. 1338

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 James Caswell Hackett
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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