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Donald Edward Walker

In memory of:

Private Donald Edward Walker

May 22, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

D801428

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1931
St. John, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

August 21, 1950
Montreal, Québec

Son of William Eric and Emma Walker of Montreal, Quebec. Brother of William George, Bette June, Ruth Grace, Margaret Rose.

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:

20.1.1124

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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  • Photo of Donald Walker
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Donald Edward Walker, Trooper Gordon Harry Waldner, 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 Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 1
  • Inscription
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korean Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 3

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