Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gerald Glenwood Knorr

In memory of:

Private Gerald Glenwood Knorr

March 31, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

G800353

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:

January 3, 1931
Hoyt Sunbury Co, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

August 17, 1951
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Husband of Susan Eileen (née Munroe) Knorr of Saint John, New Brunswick. Father of Gary Edward. Son of Leslie E. and Blanche Knorr of Fairvale, Kings County, New Brunswick. Brother of Delano, Bazil and Doloris.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 36 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 20, Row 12, Grave 1252

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

Send us your images
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Gerald Glenwood Knorr, Private Graham Cameron Knott, Private Roger Falcon King 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

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: