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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Barry Wotton

In memory of:

Private Thomas Barry Wotton

April 25, 1951

Battle of Kapyong, South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

H800136

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea.

Additional Information


Born:

April 8, 1930
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

August 14, 1950
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Reverend J.T. and Mary Ann Wotton of Cardale, Manitoba. Brother of Merdith Leslie, Lorne Edgar, Jessie Violet, Elva Bernice and Phyllis Marjorie. The province of Manitoba named Wotton Bay on Munro Lake in his memory.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 80 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

2.3.67

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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  • Korea Veterans War Memorial– This War Memorial is dedicated in memory of Manitobans who lost their lives during the Korean War.
  • Photo of Thomas Wotton
  • Inscription– Memorial plaques for Private Thomas Barry Wotton, Private Frederick George Works, Private Thomas Richard Woodbury 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

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