'Parliamentary response about Commandos in Korea'
HC Deb 13 December 1950 vol 482 cc1143-6.
Mr. Driberg asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty if he will publish in HANSARD a summary account of the part so far played in the Korean campaign by the 41st Independent Commando, Royal Marines, including a statement on the present whereabouts and function of this unit and the number of casualties sustained.
Mr. Callaghan - "Yes, Sir. I am arranging for this to be done."
"Following is the table:
Mr. Driberg - "Without raising undue hopes, can my hon. Friend say whether the news announced last Friday afternoon, that a number of Marines who had been thought lost had, in fact, been rescued, may enable him to diminish somewhat the terribly long list of those missing which was published earlier the same day?
Mr. Callaghan - "I am afraid not. No operational reports have yet been received about this fighting. I can say, however, that seven other ranks who were reported missing are now known to have been either wounded or killed. That is as far as I can go. "
"Following is the account: