WOOLDRIDGE, Royston

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
'41 Independent Commando RM'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
RM 9402
Born: 
Tuesday, December 8, 1931
Died : 
Wednesday, November 29, 1950
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Local Roll of Honour: 

Marine Royston Wooldridge died during operations at Chosin Reservoir, Korea.

Sources
AFM ROH.
British Korean Veterans 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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