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Joseph William Hearsey

In memory of:

Private Joseph William Hearsey

October 13, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SH611991

Age:

22

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:

April 27, 1929
Osaquan, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 6, 1951
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Harold Leslie William and Mabel Grace Hearsey of Ignace, Ontario. Brother of Archie Lloyd, Leslie Thomas, William Frederick, Ronald Edgar, Irene, Mabel and Joyce Marjorie.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 31 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

N/A

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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