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Thomas Richard Woodbury

In memory of:

Private Thomas Richard Woodbury

May 3, 1953

Hill 187, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SB13808

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

RCR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

February 10, 1931
Temiskaming, Québec

Enlistment:

July 24, 1952
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Thomas William and Helen Woodbury of Temiskaming, Quebec. Brother of Doris Evans Ethel Brazeau, Evelyn Doucette, June Guerin, Verl Woodbury, Marilyn Lannigan, Bradley Woodbury, Predeceased by baby Charles

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:

38.2.3188

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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  • Photo of Thomas Woodbury
  • Photo of Thomas Woodbury
  • Inscription– Memorial plaques for Private Thomas Richard Woodbury, Private Frederick George Works, Private Thomas Barry Wotton and Warrant Officer Class I James Deans Wood 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
  • Memorial– 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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