Appeal - Photos sought of servicemen

I am acting on behalf of the authorities at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in South Korea, where over 800 British servicemen are buried.

The authorities wish to obtain photographs of those servicemen interred there, and also of those who died but have no known grave.

The photographs will be placed in the man’s records, and will also be displayed in the Cemetery Hall of Remembrance.

The following names are some of the young men from the Eats Midlands area who gave their lives in Korea: Pte William R Briggs; Pte Raymond Kinne; Fus Roland E S Jackson; 2nd Lt George D Rudge; Gnr Alan Bond; Fus Charles H Buckthorpe; Kgn Arnold Ireton; Pte Eric Walker; Lt Frederick B Millington; Lt Richard J Overton (RN); Pte.Jack Smith; Cpl Reginald Atkinson; 2nd Lt John R K Doig; Rfn Lawrence Bell; L/Cpl Cecil Sharpe.

Any family or friends who lost a loved one in the Korean War can send photos to me at 116 Fields Farm Road. Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 3NP.

Brian Hough

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