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Gordon Harry Waldner

In memory of:

Trooper Gordon Harry Waldner

October 2, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SK8220

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), R.C.A.C.

Division:

2nd Armed Regiment

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal for Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

November 8, 1930
South Burnaby, British Columbia

Enlistment:

August 10, 1950
Vancouver, British Columbia

Born 8 November 1930 in South Burnaby, British Columbia. Son of Peter and Emma Mary Waldner of Burnaby, British Columbia. Brother of Margaret Jean, Peter John and William Rudolph.

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:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

Plot 21, Row 6, Grave 1322

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 Trooper Gordon Harry Waldner, Private Donald Edward Walker, Private Joseph Louis Fortunat Phillipp Vaillant and Private Ralph Elvin Turnbull 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 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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