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Norman Woodcock

In memory of:

Corporal Norman Woodcock

October 2, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

L800083

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

PPCLI

Citation(s):

1939 - 1945 Star,Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp,War Medal 1939-45,Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

October 1, 1923
Swendon, Wiltshire, England

Enlistment:

June 15, 1942
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Son of Elsie May and Wells Henry Woodcock of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Brother of John Raymond, Ronald, Robert, Gwendaline, Ernest Henry(deceased RCNVR). Father of Peter Henry.

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:

20.5.1168

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– Memorial plaques for Corporal Norman Woodcock, Signalman Reginald Frank Woods, Private Frederick Robert Wood and Private Edward Herbert Wilson 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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