Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Emile Hector Sanscartier

In memory of:

Private Joseph Emile Hector Sanscartier

July 1, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SC8764

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

August 17, 1931
Hull, Québec

Enlistment:

February 20, 1951
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Malvine and Joseph Emile Sanscartier of Cantley, Québec. Brother of Leo, Lionel, Laurent, Lucienne, Gisèle, Annette and Pauline.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21.2.1276

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 Joseph Sanscartier
  • Korean War Monument– National Capital Region Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Inscription– Private JOSEPH EMILE HECTOR SANSCARTIER is one of 21 soldiers whose names appear on this monument IN MEMORY OF THE CANADIANS WHO ENLISTED IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1950-1953 THE WAR IN KOREA, erected by the National Capital Unit of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and the City of Ottawa.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Joseph Emile Hector Sanscartier, Private Jean Raymond St-Laurent, Corporal William Joseph Ryan and Private Warwick Colmba Ryan 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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