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Gordon William Morrison Walker

In memory of:

Sergeant Gordon William Morrison Walker

July 12, 1953

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SD-800063

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal,Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

April 9, 1926
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

May 19, 1944
Montreal, Québec

Spouse of Muriel Frances (nee Watts) Walker of Montreal, Quebec. Father of Lynn Patricia. Son of Reginald William and Minnie Walker of Montreal, Quebec. Brother of Richard William, Norman James, Arlene Constance and Gladys Gloria.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

COMMONWEALTH MEMORIAL (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The memorial is located in the United Nations Cemetery in Tanggok, a suburb of Busan. The stone memorial with bronze panels was erected to commemorate commonwealth soldiers who died and whose burial places are unknown. Twenty one Canadians are listed on the bronze plaques.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Sergeant Gordon William Morrison Walker, Private Robert Leroy Walker, Private William John Walch and Lieutenant Milton Cameron Vipond on the Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Memorial– A section of the Korean 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 Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 1
  • Inscription– Central Section of Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 2
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 3
  • Photo of Gordon William Morrison Walker– Seargent Gordon William Morrison in Royal Canadian Regiment uniform

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