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Arlen Charles Lewis

In memory of:

Private Arlen Charles Lewis

February 26, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

B800979

Age:

20

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 11, 1930
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 16, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Charles and Adelaide Bernice Lewis of Hamilton, Ontario. Brother of Ward Avlin, Preston Ford, Lionel Ross, Roderick Marven and Marlene Bernice.

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:

Grave No. : 42

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 Arlen Lewis
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Arlen Charles Lewis, Private Wilfred Joseph Linden, Private William John Lockhart and Private Gordon Leslie Lucas 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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