Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Patrick Regan

In memory of:

Private William Patrick Regan

July 17, 1953

44 MASH, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:
SB154199
Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

3rd Battalion Group

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea and Korea Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 21, 1933 Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 28, 1950 Toronto, Ontario

Son of William Patrick and Hazel Regan of Toronto, Ontario. Brother of Jean Lorraine, Ruth Marie, Barbara Ann, Mavis Diane, Hazel Bretta and Danise Ada.

Commemorated on the Wall of Rememberance.

Commemorated on Page 62 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN) , South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot 38, Row 3, Grave 3203

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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  • Plaque – Memorial plaques for Private William Patrick Regan, Lance Corporal Patrick Gerald Redmond, Private Edgar Jean Joseph Claude Ramage and Private Ian Neil Raeburn 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
  • Memorial – Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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