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Douglas Leonard Newell

In memory of:

Corporal Douglas Leonard Newell

May 3, 1953

Military Service


Service Number:

SN1246

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal for Korea

Additional Information


Born:

May 4, 1930
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

March 8, 1951
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Son of Isaac and Kathleen Newell of St. John's, Newfoundland. Spouse of Agnes Mary (nee Cousins) of St. John's, Newfoundland. Father of Barbara. Brother of Alec, Clarence, Robert, Ernest, Isaac, Leila, Bertha, Emma, Marjorie and Elizabeth, Gunner Charles Taylor Newell, Royal Artillery, killed in action the 17 March 1941 and Stoker 2nd Class William Newell, Royal Navy, killed on 24 August 1940.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 54 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:

38. 1. 3172

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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  • Memorial– Memorial plaques for Corporal Douglas Leonard Newel, Craftsman Norman Douglas Nicholson, Private Lawrence Leonard Murray 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
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker, Un Cemetery, Busan, Korea 2013
  • Canadian Memorial– Canadian Memorial , UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea 2013

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