Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ronald Stainsby

In memory of:

Private Ronald Stainsby

October 27, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SB12472

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

May 19, 1927
Darlington, England

Enlistment:

January 5, 1952
Toronto, Ontario

Spouse of Dorothy Eileen (nee McGuire) Stainsby of Hamilton, Ontario. Father of Robert Charles. Son of Frederick James(stepfather)and Minnie Clarke of Hamilton, Ontario. Brother of Ray Frederick, Reginald, Raymond, Geraldine and half-sister Jocelyne May George.

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:

21.8.1355

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 Ronald Stainsby, Private Robert Martin Stenseth, Private Leonard Allen Stewart and Trooper Samuel Joseph Pious Squires 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
  • Photo of Ronald Stainsby

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