Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Smart

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Harold Smart

July 11, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

F800351

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

1939 - 1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star,War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp,Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1923
Avondale, Queen's County, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 16, 1950
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Corporal Harold Smart was the son of Ernest Charles Francis and Florence Helen (nee Constable)Smart and brother of Albert Ernest, Cyril George and Florence. Lance Corporal Smart 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.

Also 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:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20. 3. 1142

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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  • Korea War Memorial
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Lance Corporal Harold Smart, Private Glen Clarence Small, Able Seaman Robin Jensen Skavberg and Private André Simard 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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