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Henry Joseph Lavallee

In memory of:

Private Henry Joseph Lavallee

July 19, 1953

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SH493

Age:

20

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:

August 8, 1932
Portage-la-Prairie, Manitoba

Enlistment:

February 5, 1952
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Victor and Rose (née Lafrière) Lavallée of Portage-La-Prairie, Manitoba. Brother of Hervé, Floyd, Cyril, Jack, Adelaide, Lily, Jennie and Shirley

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 39 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 3201

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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  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Korea Veterans War Memorial– This War Memorial is dedicated in memory of Manitobans who lost their lives during the Korean War.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Henry Joseph Lavallee, Private Roger Conway Leach, Private Henri Jean Guy Lebeau and Private Arséne Lauzier 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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