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Raymond Robert Sweeney

In memory of:

Private Raymond Robert Sweeney

March 25, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

S90616

Age:

21

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:

September 17, 1930
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

November 25, 1948
Montreal, Quebec

Spouse of Beryl Augusta(nee Patmore) Sweeney of Bowness, Alberta. Father of Timothy Robert and Berilyn Rae. Son of Charles and Dorothy Sweeney of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brother of Kenneth and Lorraine.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20.11.1248

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 Raymond Robert Sweeney, Craftsman Ronald Harvey Taylor, Private Leo Joseph Tellier and Sapper Thomas Patrick Sutton 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
  • Pte Raymond Robert Sweeney– Private Raymond Robert Sweeney in Service uniform

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