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James Henry Morford

In memory of:

Private James Henry Morford

March 7, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

C800248

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

September 12, 1930
Cobourg, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 18, 1950
Kingston, Ontario

Son of William James Henry Morford of Baltimore, Ontario ( Mother deceased) Brother of Edith Marie and Margaret Elizabeth.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 52 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 2, Row 2, Grave Nbr 56

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 James Henry Morford, Private Camille Joseph Morin, Able Seaman Robert John Moore and Gunner Lorne Rolfe Mooney 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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