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Joseph Edmond Henri Garand

In memory of:

Private Joseph Edmond Henri Garand

November 19, 1951

South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SM 9709

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

1 Battalion

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal

Additional Information


Born:

March 22, 1930
Dunrea, Manitoba

Enlistment:

January 3, 1951
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Auguste and Rose Anne (née Fortier) Garand of Dunrea, Manitoba. Husband of Irene Gladys (née Berney) Garand of Cartwright, Manitoba. Brother of Roul, Robert, Olivier, Armand, Gilbert, Roland, Benoit, Edouard, Germaine, Hélène, Aurore, Solonge, Alice and Liliane.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 25 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. 7. 1198

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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