Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Philip Clark Spencley

In memory of:

Private Philip Clark Spencley

May 3, 1953

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SC7581

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

3rd Field Battery

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

January 8, 1931
Burleigh Falls, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 21, 1952
Kingston, Ontario

Son of Jessie Hewitt. Brother of William, Fred, Gord, Emma, Jesse Jr. Albert, George, Genie, Ernest, Earl, Bernice and Jean.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 69 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

38.2.3183

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 Private Philip Clark Spencley, Private Donald Lee Stanley, Lance Corporal Donald Henry Steer and Private Douglas Edwin Spence 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 Part 1
  • Inscription– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 2
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 3
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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