Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Leslie Lucas

In memory of:

Private Gordon Leslie Lucas

June 21, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SH62210

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

February 9, 1928
Port Arthur, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 16, 1951
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of William Herbert and Hellen Irene Lucas of Port Arthur, Ontario. Brother of William Arthur, James, George Alexander, Nellie Irene and Flora Doreen.

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 Gordon Leslie Lucas, Private William John Lockhart, Private Wilfred Joseph Linden 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– ACentral Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Left Part
  • Inscription– ACentral 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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