Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Slater

In memory of:

Craftsman Frederick Slater

January 25, 1952

Military Service


Service Number:

SL-1008

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal & Clasp

Additional Information


Husband of Mrs. Alice C. Slater of Vancouver, B.C.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 68 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– Memorial plaques for Craftsman Frederick Slater, Trooper John Fulton Smillie, Gunner Leslie Albert Snow, and Lieutenant Colonel William Robert Ian Slack on the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Korean War 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– Craftsman FREDERICK SLATER is one of 23 soldiers commemorated on this panel and is one of the 516 soldiers 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.  Craftsman died on January 25, 1952 and is buried in MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, VANCOUVER, British Columbia.
  • Korean War Memorial– Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 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.
  • Dedication– Dedicatory inscription, Korean War Monument, Ottawa, Ontario

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