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Roger Falcon King

In memory of:

Private Roger Falcon King

November 19, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SD11706

Age:

22

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:

March 5, 1930
Todmorden, Lancashire, England

Enlistment:

September 20, 1951
Montreal, Quebec

Son of William and Annie King of Notre Dame de Grace, Quebec. Brother of James Franklin and Elizabeth Anne.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 35 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 21, Row 9, Grave 1336

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Roger Falcon King
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Roger Falcon King, Private Gerald Glenwood Knorr, Private Graham Cameron Knott and Private Arthur Allison King on the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Memorial– A section of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario. The memorial consists of a central section and 13 other sections containing memorial plaques for each of the 516 Canadian service men who died while serving with the Canadian Forces in the United Nations operations in Korea. It was erected by the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and was dedicated on July 27, 1997.
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance: Left
  • Inscription– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance: Centre
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance: Right

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