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Charles Joseph Morrison

In memory of:

Private Charles Joseph Morrison

October 23, 1952


Hill 355 'Little Gibraltar', South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SB10793

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1930
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

November 6, 1951
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John J. Morrison. Brother of John, Michael, Fabian, Roderick, and Isabel.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 53 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:

PLOT 21 ROW 8 GRAVE #1345

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 Charles Morrison
  • Photo of Charles Joseph Morrison
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Charles Joseph Morrison, Sapper William Muir, Corporal Francis Austin Mullin and Sapper Frederick Morris 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
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery Busan, Korea, 2013

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