Lance-corporal Arthur Francis Griffiths

Lance Corporal Arthur Francis Griffiths served in the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps during the Korean War. he is entitled to the Canadian Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea. his enlistment number was SL 545.

June 5th, 1948 : Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Engineers in Regina, Saskatchewan

June 10th : Transferred to No 9 Personnel Depot in Chilliwack, British Columbia

August 17th, 1950 : Transferred to # 12 Workers Company in Chilliwack, British Columbia

October 30th : Qualified as driver

June 4th, 1951 : Demobilised

October 30th, 1952 : Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

March 3rd, 1953 : Embarked in USA for Korea with the 59th Independent Field Squadron. Disembarked in Japan on March 19th.

March 27th, 1954 : Embarked for Canada. Disembarked in Camp Borden on April 12th

November 7th, 1955 : Embarked for Europe. Disembarked in Holland on November 18th.

November 29th, 1957 : Embarked for Canada. Arrived in Vancouver British Columbia on December 9th.

October 30th, 1958 : Re-engaged for 6 years

November 10th, 1961 : Sent on the junior NCO course

May 25th, 1962 : Appointed Lance corporal

August 25th, 1963 : Demobilised under the provision of QR (Army) 15.01 item …..

June 27th, 2010 : Obituary Griffiths, Arthur Francis – With heavy hearts and a great deal of sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Arthur Francis Griffiths at River Glen Haven Nursing Home, Sutton, on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Art, a long time resident of Baldwin is predeceased by his wife June Grace Griffiths. Father of Marianne, David and Dennis Griffiths and step- father of Shannon Stewart. Art will be missed by all his friends and those he touched. Art was a veteran of the Korean War and became a long time employee with the Toronto EMS. He was also a skydiver pilot at the Baldwin Airport. A special thank you to all the wonderful staff and special friends at River Glen Haven Nursing Home who provided special care and love to him. At Art’s request, his body has been donated to science at the University of Toronto. A Celebration of Art’s Life will be held at the Baldwin Airport, on Sunday, June 27, 2010 from 2-4 p.m. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements assisted by the Forrest & Taylor Funeral Home, Sutton,

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography.

Korean War Medals

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