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Donald Perkins Hastings

In memory of:

Corporal Donald Perkins Hastings

October 15, 1952

Majon-Ni-NE, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SK-12663

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

1st Battalion

Citation(s):

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

Additional Information


Born:

March 20, 1928
North Battlefield, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

February 18, 1949
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Elsie Beatrice and Fay Warren Hastings of North Vancouver, British Columbia. Husband of Elsie Patricia Hastings of Calgary, Alberta. Brother of William Layfiete, Elsie Beatrice and Harold.

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:

COMMONWEALTH MEMORIAL (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The memorial is located in the United Nations Cemetery in Tanggok, a suburb of Busan. The stone memorial with bronze panels was erected to commemorate commonwealth soldiers who died and whose burial places are unknown. Twenty one Canadians are listed on the bronze plaques.

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