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Alfred Ernest Roy Hansen

In memory of:

Private Alfred Ernest Roy Hansen

February 25, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

H800265

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-45, Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1927
Spearhill, Manitoba

Enlistment:

August 19, 1950
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Neils and Marion Hansen of Spearhill, Manitoba. Brother of Charles, George, Neils and five sisters.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 29 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 17, Row 1, Column 7, Grave 43

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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