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Harold Elwood Higgins

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Harold Elwood Higgins

June 21, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SK8517

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

July 31, 1926
Chipman, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

January 23, 1951
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Harry Elwood and Pearl Higgins of Chipman, New Brunswick. Brother of Murray, Orville, Verna Margaret, Irene, Myra and Valerie.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 32 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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