Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Earl Theobald

In memory of:

Corporal Edward Earl Theobald

March 26, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

B801122

Age:

22

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 11, 1929
Cochrane, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 17, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Spouse of June Ella Theobald of Cameron, Ontario. Father of Margaret Jane and Edward John. Son of William G. and Rose Theobald of Cameron, Ontario.Brother of William Thomas and Violet and Dorothy.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20.11.1242

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 Corporal Edward Earl Theobald, Gunner Joseph Thistle, Gunner Takashi Takeuchi and Corporal Henry Andrew Szlahetka 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 Edward Earl Theobald– Corporal Edward Earl Theobald in Army service uniform

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