Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jean-Paul Monette

In memory of:

Private Jean-Paul Monette

June 22, 1953

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SD9685

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

April 1, 1931
Gracefield, Québec

Enlistment:

January 15, 1952
Montreal, Québec

Son of Albina Monette of Gracefield, Quebec. Brother of René and Léona Monette.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 51 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot Nbr Allied 38, Row #4, Grave NB 3219

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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  • Gravemarker– Veterans Affairs Canada marked the 45 anniversaire of the cease-fire and honours the 26,791 Canadians who served in the Korean War with a pilgrimage to the Land of the Morning Calm.  Photo by Veterans Affairs Canada.
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Jean-Paul Monette, Private Kenneth Roger Monague, Gunner Edward Miller and Private Robert Elman Millar 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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