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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward James Power

In memory of:

Private Edward James Power

December 24, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SF14075

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

July 10, 1931
North Sydney, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

January 4, 1951
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Edward and Jean (nee MacDonald) Power of North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

The Monuments to Canadian Fallen that stand in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan and also in Ottawa list Private Power by two names. One is his own. The other is "Joe Dowey" the made-up name that he sometimes used when on weekend passes and on leave.

Pte Power is commemorated on the Nova Scotia Korea War Memorial with his fellow Nova Scotians who lost their lives in the Korean War. The Memorial is located at Pleasant and Parade Streets in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. It was unveiled and dedicated in a ceremony on 16 August 2003.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 60 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21. 10. 1376

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 Edward James Power– Edward James Power - 1933-1952.
  • Korea War Memorial
  • Photo of Edward Power
  • Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Edward James Power, Corporal Wycliffe Lesley Presley, Sergeant Joseph René Robert Provost and Private Joseph Henri Narcisse Prud'homme 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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