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Robert Martin Stenseth

In memory of:

Private Robert Martin Stenseth

June 21, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SL901

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1932
Avonlea, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

August 16, 1950
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Marin and Signe Stenseth of Stockholm, Saskatchewan. Brother of John, half-brother Oscar, Melvin, Floyd, Bertha, Evelyn, Louise half-sister, Bernice, Pearl, Florence and Marie

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 70 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21.1.1267

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 Robert Martin Stenseth, Private Leonard Allen Stewart, Private Ronald Stainsby 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

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