HARWOOD, John Gordon

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Wednesday, March 23, 1927
Died : 
Thursday, August 30, 1951
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Lieutenant John Harwood, 'B' Troop, died during operations at Hodo Pando, Korea. He was part of a raiding party that landed by canoe and were engaged in a daylong firefight. 
 
Sergeant Charles Barnes of 'B' Troop also died in this raid.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
The booklet Train Wreckers and Ghost Killers (Allied Marines in the Korean War.)
 
Notes
He is shown on the AFM ROH as buried at Tui Bong Cemetery, Yo-Do Island, Wonsan Harbour, Korea. His name is also on the memorial plaque at Pusan.
 
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