Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wilfred Joseph Linden

In memory of:

Private Wilfred Joseph Linden

July 13, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

B800152

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea,

Additional Information


Born:

July 2, 1927
Kingston, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 24, 1947
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Francis Joseph and Madeline Rita( neeWalmsley)of Kingston, Ontario. Brother of Mrs. Martin Hogan and Mrs. Robert Moore.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 42 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

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  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Wilfred Joseph Linden, Private William John Lockhart, Private Gordon Leslie Lucas and Private Arlen Charles Lewis 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
  • Inscription– Memorial Garden, Kingston, Ontario
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Korean War Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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