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Ralph David Stroud

In memory of:

Private Ralph David Stroud

September 16, 1951


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

B801630

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1929
Regina, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

August 20, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Robert James and Elizabeth Stroud of Brantford, Ontario. Brother of Audrey Ellen and Melvin Ray.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 71 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20.4.1159

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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  • War Memorial– Barrie, Ontario
  • Street sign– Barrie street named in honour of Private David Ralph Stroud with a poppy.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1951. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1951. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Ralph David Stroud, Gunner Albert George Stroud, Private Arthur Edmund Storey and Private Alan Wyndham Storey 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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