BEAUPREZ, Pierre

Rank: 
Corporal (later Lieutenant)
Regiment/Corps: 
Belgian Forces
Died : 
Sunday, March 18, 1951
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Pierre Beauprez was the first serviceman of the Belgian Forces to die in Korea. He was killed when a mine exploded as he was conducting a Patrol on the North bank of the River Han during the Korean War. In WW2 he had served in 4 Belgian troop of No 10 (Inter Allied) Commando.
 
Sources
Commando Association newsletter 13 issued Sept. 1951.
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