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Benjamin Edwin Williams

In memory of:

Private Benjamin Edwin Williams

July 2, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

G800009

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

November 5, 1928
Saint John, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

August 11, 1950
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Son of Benjamin and Florence Williams of Saint John, New Brunswick. Brother of Mrs. A. McLeod.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 79 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20.2.1138

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 Private Benjamin Edwin Williams, Private Frederick Joseph Whiting, Bombardier James Milo Wenkert and Private Frederick Orman Wells 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 a memorial plaque 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
  • Grave marker– grave marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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