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Service No. Rank Service Date of Birth Place of Birth Date of Enlistment Place of Enlistment Date of Death Age Cemetery/Memorial Grave Reference Source: Veterans Affairs Canada
Vernon Robert Weatherbee F800695 Private Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. January 23, 1926 Truro, Nova Scotia September 1, 1944 Halifax, Nova Scotia October 13, 1951 25 United Nations Cemetery (Busan), South Korea Plot 20. Row 6. Grave 1177 Commemorated on Page 77 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance Private Vernon Robert Weatherbee was the son of William Scott Muir and Florence Irvine (Totton) Weatherbee and the husband of Luella (Hennigar) Weatherbee of Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. He was the father of two sons, Stanley and Gene. He enlisted during the Second World War and was discharged in December 1946. He joined the Princess Patricia Light Infantry in August 1950. He was posted to Japan in June 1951 for additional training, and went into action in Korea in September. He was killed in action on October 13, 1951 during the the Chinese Shelling of 2 PPCLI.
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