Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Edouard Senechal

In memory of:

Sergeant Charles Edouard Senechal

April 23, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

SG28441

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

R22eR

Additional Information


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:

N/A

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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  • Memorial Plaque – Memorial plaques for Sergeant Charles Edouard Senechal, Private Vernon Kenneth Shortreed, Private Tony Siha and Lance Corporal Anthony Edward Scott 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
  • Inscription – Sergeant CHARLES EDOUARD SENECHAL is one of 23 soldiers commemorated on this panel and is one of the 516 members of the Canadian Forces whose names appear on the Korean War Monument in Ottawa.  It was erected IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE CANADIAN WHO DIED IN SERVICE DURING THE KOREAN WAR 1950-1953 AND ON KOREAN PEACE KEEPING DUTIES, 1953-1957.  Sergeant SENECHAL died on April 23, 1952 and is buried in the UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN), South Korea.
  • Korean War Monument – Ottawa, Ontario
  • Close up of Korean War Memorial – Close–up of the Korean War Monument in Ottawa, Ontario.  This features a Canadian soldier, facing toward Busan, Korea, where an identical monument watches over the graves of 378 Canadians in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery. Accompanying the volunteer are two Korean children, both holding symbols: the girl, a bouquet of maple leaves symbolizing Canada; and the boy, a bouquet of maple leaves and roses of Sharon, the national flower of Korea.
  • Dedicatory Inscription on the Korean War Memorial – Dedicatory inscription, Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario

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