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Russell Oscar Haraldson

In memory of:

Private Russell Oscar Haraldson

December 16, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SL4586

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

May 27, 1931
Brockington, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

October 25, 1951
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Nels and Annie Haraldson of Melford, Saskatchewan. Brother of Arlin, Floyd, Everet, Lairy, Janet and Lorna.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 30 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21. 10. 1375

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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