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Joseph Yehudi Levison

In memory of:

Lieutenant Joseph Yehudi Levison

May 26, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

TF74503

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Division:

2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

August 15, 1928
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

October 17, 1950
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Felix and Ivelda Levison of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brother of Eva. Lieutenant Levison is commemorated on the Nova Scotia Korea War Memorial with his fellow Nova Scotians who lost their lives in the Korean War. The Memorial is located at Pleasant and Parade Streets in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. It was unveiled and dedicated in a ceremony on 16 August 2003.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 41 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20. 1. 1127

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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  • Korea War Memorial
  • Photo of Joseph Yehudi Levison
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Lieutenant Joseph Yehudi Levison, Able Seaman Vince Liska, Private Thomas Edward Little and Gunner Urbain Joseph Levesque 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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