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Joseph Armand Mercier

In memory of:

Private Joseph Armand Mercier

August 17, 1952


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SC31102

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

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

Additional Information


Born:

May 29, 1925
Buckingham, Quebec

Enlistment:

January 15, 1952
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Napoléon and Amanda Mercier of Buckingham, Québec. Brother of Eugène, Joséphate, Ernest, Aurore, Deneige, Fleur-Ange, Blanche, Rose, Béatrice, Gracia and Eva.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 49 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 Joseph Armand Mercier
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Joseph Armand Mercier, Lieutenant Gerard Balfour Meynell, Corporal Marc Henri Michaud and Lance Corporal René Michaud 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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