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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Sydney Trenter

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II George Sydney Trenter

October 11, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SH23473

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp,Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

July 9, 1926
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

July 13, 1944
Calgary, Alberta

Spouse of Gerda Lillian(nee Crawford) Trenter of Calgary, Alberta. Father of Michael Sidney Samuel and Richard Earl.Son of Sidney Trenter of Belmont, Manitoba.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 75 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20.5.1174

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.

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  • Korea Veterans War Memorial– This War Memorial is dedicated in memory of Manitobans who lost their lives during the Korean War.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Warrant Officer Class II George Sydney Trenter,  Private Paul-Emile Tremblay, Private Joseph Georges Tremblay and Private Georges Tremblay 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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