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Norman Douglas Nicholson

In memory of:

Craftsman Norman Douglas Nicholson

January 21, 1952


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SF59886

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Division:

25 Cdn Infantry Brigade

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45, Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Canadian Efficiency Decoration

Additional Information


Born:

March 20, 1920
Montague, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

April 20, 1949

Son of Norman J. Nicholson of Montague, Prince Edward Island. Husband of Margaret (née Lamont) and father of James Malcolm and Randolph Douglas Nicholson of Saint John, New Brunswick. Brother of Harold, Claude, George and Eileen. Craftsman Nicholson also served 1 September 1939 to 13 October 1945 at demobilization.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 55 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 20, Row 10, Grave 1236

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 Norman Nicholson
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Craftsman Norman Douglas Nicholson, Corporal Douglas Leonard Newel, 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

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