THE British Korean Veterans’ Association is looking for former members of HM Armed Forces who served in Korea/Japan from 1950 to 1953 and also those servicemen and women who served in these these places at a later date with the peace-keeping Force from 1953 to 1957.
They would also like to hear from former members of the Merchant Navy, NAAFI, Red Cross and WRVS.
Please write to Brian Hough Esq, 116 Fields Farm Road, Hattersly, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 3NP, an SAE would be much appreciated for return correspondence.
James Grundy, from the British Korean Veterans’ Association, would also like to hear from any family who lost a loved one in the Korean War 1950 to 1953 and would like a photograph of them to be added to their records and displayed in the cemetery hall of remembrance.
Mr Grundy is acting on behalf of the authorities at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan, South Korea where over 800 British servicemen are at rest.
They wish to get pictures of servicemen interred there and also those who died but have no known grave. The following names are just a few of the young men from the West of Scotland area who gave their lives in Korea. Rfn Thomas Brannan, Pte Robert Shedden, Lt Robert C.Hunter (RN), Spr George M.Henderson, Pte George Gordon, L/S Mec James W.Addison (RN), Pte Robert McKendrick, Spr Frederick J.Vaughan, Pte Robert Shaw, Lt Malcolm F.MacLean, Pte Richard L.Campbell.
Write to James R. Grundy, 102 College Croft, Eccles, Greater Manchester, M30 0AN, or phone him on 0161 7897633.