Korean War Memorial Wall (Canada)

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Korean War Memorial
Korean War Memorial Wall black & white.jpg
Coordinates 43°38′31″N 079°44′57″W / 43.64194°N 79.74917°W / 43.64194; -79.74917Coordinates: 43°38′31″N 079°44′57″W / 43.64194°N 79.74917°W / 43.64194; -79.74917
Location Brampton, Ontario
Type War memorial
Material Granite
Length 61 m (200 ft)
Dedicated to Those who served in the Korean War

The Korean War Memorial Wall at Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton, Ontario commemorates those who served Canada in the Korean War. It is a curved 200-foot (61 m) long polished granite wall. It contains 516 bronze plaques, one for each of the volunteer Canadian soldiers who died in Korea. A central bronze feature lists all of the Canadian Military Units which served in the War.

See also

References

  • Korea Veterans Association of Canada Gives the story of the wall.
  • Test of Will is a Canadian documentary by Richard Neilson in 2002 that covers the story of the Canadian involvement in the Korean War. The end of the documentary profiles the Korean War Memorial Wall and interviews Bill Allan who spearheaded the effort to build the wall
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