Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Wellington Norton

In memory of:

Private Kenneth Wellington Norton

November 5, 1951

Hill 159, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SB7502

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, United Nations Service Medal, Korea Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 16, 1929
Glen Williams, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 14, 1951
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Arthur Wellington and Ann Norton of Glen Williams, Ontario. Brother of William, Reginald, Charles, Ruth, Mildred and Lillian.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 55 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20. 6. 1187

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

Send us your images
  • Photo of Kenneth Norton– In loving memory of my brother Kenneth W. Norton, who left our family too soon.  Forever in my heart.
Love forever, your sister, Millie.
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker at UNMCK, Busan, South Korea
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Kenneth Wellington Norton, Private Roy Stanley Nystedt, Private Leonard Joseph O'Donnell and Private Lee Herschel Oliver 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

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: