Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jean-Claude Leroux

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Jean-Claude Leroux

January 19, 1953

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SD8968

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1933
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

January 4, 1952

Son of Eugene and Azelda ( nee Farand) Leroux of Montreal North, Québec. Brother of Gaston, André, Laurette, Georgette, Anita, Denise, Rachel and Huguette.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 40 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.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Jean Claude Leroux
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Lance Corporal Jean -Claude Leroux, Private Joseph Marcel Leo Lessard, Private Hubert Donald Legge and Lieutenant Carol Boyd Lecuyer 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

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: