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William Kostiuk

In memory of:

Private William Kostiuk

July 1, 1953

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SM887

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:

September 30, 1930
Mundare, Alberta

Enlistment:

May 20, 1952
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Steve and Nancy Kostiuk of Mundare, Alberta. Brother of Lawrence, Joe, Harry, Peter, John and Annie.

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 38, Row 3, Grave 3195

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 William Kostiuk
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private William Kostiuk, Corporal Joseph Gaston Maurice Ladouceur, Private Lawrence Ladouceur and Sergeant Gerald Walter Koch 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 Part
  • Inscription– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Centre Part
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Right Part

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