Event    From 25/6/1950  To 27/7/1953

Korean War

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Korea

This war, the first UN action against aggression, has not officially ended but a ceasefire has held since 1953.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Korean War

Commemorated atInformation

Fleet Air Arm

This bronze figure represents Daedalus, the Greek guy who crafted wings for h...

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Korean War memorial

The phrase"distant obligation..." references a cabinet meeting on 25 June 195...

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St Sepulchre's Church - Royal Fusiliers

A large board in the garden announces: The Royal Fusiliers (City of London R...

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Other Subjects

Charles Ambrose

Charles Ambrose

Group Captain Charles Francis Ambrose, CBE, DFC, AFC, was born on 27 January 1917 at 49 Durham Road, Plumstead, (subsequently renamed as Durham Rise, London, SE18), the younger child of Albert Fran...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2

1 memorial
Royal Flying Corps

Royal Flying Corps

The potential for aircraft was recognised and so the Royal Flying Corps was established by a charter signed by King George V on 13 April 1912.  the first 'wing' (ho ho) was formed out of the Air Ba...

Group, Armed Forces, Aviation, War Memorial WW1

2 memorials
Captain William Bligh

Captain William Bligh

Naval officer and colonial governor. Born in Plymouth. He served under Captain James Cook and was chosen to command the Bounty on a voyage to Tahiti to collect bread-fruit plants. On the return jo...

Person, Armed Forces, Exploring, Seriously Famous, Australia

3 memorials
5th Battalion (London Rifle Brigade)
1 memorial
W. B. Smith

W. B. Smith

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial