U.N. Memorial Cemetery, Pusan, Commonwealth Memorial
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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. His Commando were engaged in operations with US Forces as part of Taskforce Drysdale, named after their Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Douglas B. Drysdale , heading out from Koto-ri, Korea, in an attempt to relieve allied forces at Hagaru-ri. This was during what later became known as the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.
Corporal Ronald Southworth died during operations in Korea. He had been reported missing on 29 November 1950 during operations at Chosin Reservoir, Korea.
British Casualties, Korean War 1950-1953.
Korean Vets. Assn. website.
Devon Heritage website.
Marine Kenneth Wyeth died wilst a prisoner of War having been captured during operations at Chosin Reservoir, Korea on 29 November 1950.
Admiralty announcement in The Times published 14th April 1951.
British Korean Veterans Assn. website.
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