Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Albert Salmon

In memory of:

Corporal Kenneth Albert Salmon

September 24, 1967

Cyprus

Military Service


Service Number:

SK101331

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Canadian Provost Corps

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 10, 1936

Enlistment:

May 9, 1958

Husband of Marie Salmon. Father of Kenneth and Russell Salmon.

Commemorated on Page 133 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DHEKELIA GARRISON BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY
Cyprus

Grave Reference:

Grave 23, Row A, Plot 3

Location:

The cemetery is located in Dhekelia, Cyprus. There are graves for nine Canadians who served with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and who died between 1964 and 1970.

Digital Collection

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  • Captain Dan Zegerac salutes graves– These were taken on July 1, 2004, at the Dhykelia British Garrison Cemetery, where a short ceremony was held to honor and remember those nine Canadian service men buried there. All nine were part of the UN Peacekeeping missions from 1964 through to 1970.  
Buried at Dhekelia are: 
Trooper Joseph H. Campbell, Royal Canadian Dragoons, who died July 31, 1964; 
Lieut. Kenneth E. Edmonds, who died December 25, 1964, aged 44; 

Rifleman Perry James Hoare, who died August 14, 1965, aged 25; 


Lance Cpl. Joseph P. Chartier, Canadian Guards, who died March 14, 1966, aged 20; 


Pte. Joseph P. E. Bernard, The Black Watch, who died July 9, 1966, aged 23; 


Trooper Lennard Wain Nass, Canadian Hussars, who died September 27, 1966, aged 24; 

Cpl. O.J. Redmond, Royal Canadian Regiment, who died March 10, 1967, aged 35; 

Cpl. K.A. Salmon, Canadian Army Provost Corps, who died on September 27, 1967, aged 31;

 Pte. T.A. Lerue, who died February 9, 1970, aged 19.
  • Reverend Richard Hull & Captain Dan Zegarac
  • Captain Dan Zegarac planting the Canadian Flag
  • Gravemarker and the Canadian Flag
  • Piper
  • Grave marker
  • Ken Salmon Memorial Cairn– A cairn was errected in memory of Kenneth Salmon who died while on active service in Cyprus.

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