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Lawrence Leonard Murray

In memory of:

Private Lawrence Leonard Murray

March 26, 1952

Busan, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SH61609

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, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

December 11, 1931
Port Arthur, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 27, 1949
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of George michael and Adèle Mathilda (née Carpenter)Murray of Rainy River, Ontario. Brother of George Arthur, Alfred William, Edward Henry, Theodore Patrick, Stephen Frank, Terrence Albert and sister Patricia Ann.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 54 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 20, Row 12, Grave 1251

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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  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Lawrence Leonard Murray– Private Lawrence Leonard Murray dressed in uniform.
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Lawrence Leonard Murray, Corporal Douglas Leonard Newel, Craftsman Norman Douglas Nicholson and Gunner Ralph Rexnall Murphy 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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