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Donald William MacPherson

In memory of:

Private Donald William MacPherson

January 18, 1953


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SK3529

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Citation(s):

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

Additional Information


Born:

February 27, 1927
Vancouver, British Columbia

Enlistment:

May 29, 1944
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Susan MacPherson of Vancouver, British Columbia. Brother of John, Dorothy and Margaret.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 45 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution 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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  • Photo of Donald William MacPherson
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Donald William MacPherson, Private Jean-Pierre Maisonneuve, Private Joseph Wilfred Major and Private Stephen Hugh MacPhee 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
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Korean War Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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