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Stanley Arthur Ward

In memory of:

Private Stanley Arthur Ward

October 23, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SF6244

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

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

Additional Information


Born:

July 9, 1932
Sackville, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

December 11, 1951
Sackville, New Brunswick

Son of Wallis and Stella Ward of Moncton, New Brunswick.Brother of Charles and half-brothers Ronald and Austin who was killed in 1942 of a Motor Vehicle Accident. Brother also of sisters Ruth and Faye and half-sisters Robema and Patsy.

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:

21.8.1350

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 Stanley Ward– Jesse R. MacKinnon (b. 1919) standing with Stanley Arthur "Buddy" Ward (b: 7 July 1932 - d: 23 October 1952 - killed in action,  Korea).  Photo taken at the "Deep Hole", a swimming hole under the Canadian National Railway line on the Frosty Hollow Brook, Sackville, New Brunswick; near Stanley's home.
  • Photo of Stanley War– Stanley Arthur "Buddy" Ward RCR (b: 7 July 1932 - d: 23 Oct., 1952).  Killed in action, Korea.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Private Stanley Arthur Ward, Private John Redmond Warren, Private Vernon Robert Weatherbee and Gunner Charles Donald Webb 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 Stanley Arthur Ward– Private Stanley Arthur Ward in civilian dress
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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