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Robert Leroy Walker

In memory of:

Private Robert Leroy Walker

April 25, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

A800416

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

April 9, 1928
Ingersoll, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 19, 1950
London, Ontario

Son of Irene Mary and Ronald Walter of Ingersoll, Ontario. Grandson of Samuel and Maud Sharp of Ingersoll, Ontario.Brother of Ronald, Ralph, Raymond, Doris and Helen.

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:

2.3.70

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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  • Gravemarker– Veterans Affairs Canada marked the 45th anniversary of the cease-fire and honours the 26,791 Canadians who served in the Korean War with a pilgrimage to the Land of the Morning Calm.  Photo by Veterans Affairs Canada.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Robert Leroy Walker, Sergeant Gordon William Morrison 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

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