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Robert Herbert George Tolver

In memory of:

Private Robert Herbert George Tolver

April 25, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

L800029

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal (Korea), 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp and War Medal 1939-1945.

Additional Information


Born:

January 18, 1925
Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

August 12, 1950
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Herbert Tolver. Brother of Charles, Gordon, James and Henry, Margaret, Mrs. J.G. Gabriel, Mrs. J. Eplen, Mrs. W. Dove and Mrs. H. Grover. Pte Tolver worked in construction and on a farm prior to his join the service. He enjoyed playing baseball, softball, hockey and pool.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 73 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot 2, Row 3, Grave 66

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 Herbert George Tolver, Corporal John Richard Toole, Private Aubrey Francis Thomson and Gunner Donald Edward Thompson 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– A section of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 1
  • Inscription– A section of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 2
  • Memorial– A section of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 3

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