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John Harold Williams

In memory of:

Private John Harold Williams

March 26, 1952

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

C800098

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-45,Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

November 24, 1927
Waterdown, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 13, 1945
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John (Sr) and Nellie Gladys Williams of Verona, Ontario. Brother of Robert John, Douglas George, Cpl. Mitchell Monette (Korea), Betty June and Fay Jeanette.

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:

20.11.1244

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 John Harold Williams, Private Roy Thomas Williams, Private Ronald Orin White and Gunner James Joseph White 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
  • Memorial– Memorial Garden, Kingston, Ontario
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013
  • Memorial– Canadian Memorial, UN Cemetery, Busan, Korea, 2013

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