Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hugh Ian McKinnon

In memory of:

Private Hugh Ian McKinnon

October 1, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SD4724

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

July 22, 1929
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

December 12, 1950
Montreal, Québec

Son of john & Jean ( nee Anderson) McKinnon of Drummondville, Quebec. Brother of Margaret McKinnon.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 48 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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  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Hugh Ian McKinnon, Sapper Alexander McNeil, Private Roy Frank McPhee and Private Robert Peter McVicar 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

Please note grave reference number
Plot 30 Row 5 Grave number 1317
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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