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James Oliver Ouellette

In memory of:

Private James Oliver Ouellette

May 21, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

L800199

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

Additional Information


Born:

December 12, 1931
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

August 28, 1950
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Theodore Ouellette of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Brother of John,Leonard, Theodore Jr. Albert, Bernard, Wallace. Half Brothers, Timothy and George. Sisters Elda and Shirley and half sister Genifer

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 56 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20.12.1258.

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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  • Portrait of James Oliver Ouellette– This is a portrait that my father had someone paint from a photo of his brother, James Oliver Ouellette.
  • Gravemarker– This is an official government photo of my Uncle James burial site, that my father had with the portrait.
  • Photo of James Oliver Ouellette– This is a photo of James Oliver Ouellette taken Christmas 1951 in Korea.
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private James Oliver Ouellette, Gunner Albert William Orr, Private Patrick William O'Connor and Private Kenneth Dominic O'Brien 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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