SOUTHWORTH, Ronald

Rank: 
Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
RM 10038
Born: 
Saturday, January 8, 1927
Died : 
Wednesday, November 29, 1950
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Local Roll of Honour: 

Corporal Ronald Southworth died during operations in Korea. He had been reported missing on 29 November 1950 during operations at Chosin Reservoir, Korea.

Sources
AFM ROH.
British Casualties, Korean War 1950-1953.
Korean Vets. Assn. website.
Devon Heritage website.

Notes
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.

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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