Saturday, January 8, 1927
Wednesday, November 29, 1950
Died on active service
Roll of Honour:
Cpl. Southworth was killed during operations in Korea. His death occured whilst the 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. [Sources: AFM ROH / Korean Vets. Assn. website / Devon Heritage website]
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