U.N. Memorial Cemetery, Pusan, Commonwealth Memorial
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Extract from an article in the Lancashire Telegraph 28th January 2004
Extract from the Western Morning News - Thursday 12 October 1950
Marine Ivan Garner died during operations in Korea.
Marine Stanley Hills died whilst a prisoner of war in Korea.
Marine Joseph McCourt from Hamilton died during operations in Korea. +
Marine Robert Needs died whilst a Prisoner of War in Korea.
Marine Reuben Nicholls died whilst attempting to escape having been taken Prisoner of War in Korea.
The following entry is from the RMA on their Facebook page
REUBEN NICHOLLS RM, 1925-51 Award of the Elizabeth Cross.
Marine Reuben Nicholls, an Assault Engineer, was taken prisoner by Chinese forces in the Korean War in 1950. On New Years Day 1951 he wrote a letter to his parents. That was the last they heard from him. Over the next three years correspondence from Government Departments variously indicated that he was alive, dead, and died on this or that date.
Captain Ralph Parkinson-Cumine MC, 'B' troop, was reported missing presumed killed during operations in Korea.