Korean War

Fleurieu Korean War Service

Between September 1950 and February 1954, a number of Australian Servicemen saw action in the Korean theatre. 340 Lost their Lives The following are the battles in which they fought:-

 

Battalion Korean Name of Battle English Name of Battle Date of Battle  
3 RAR Yongju The Apple Orchard 22 October 1950
3 RAR Kujin Broken Bridge 25-26 October 1950
3 RAR Chonju 29 October 1950
3 RAR Pakchon 5 November 1950
3 RAR Kapyong 23-24 April 1951 Regimental Citation for Bravery
3 RAR Maryang San Operation Commando 2-8 October 1951
1 RAR Operation Fauna 10-11 December 1952
2 RAR Samichon The Hook 24-26 July 1953
Royal Australian Navy Operation Han July – September 1952

 

Name KIA Reg No Rank Regiment From Unit Start End
Champion, Dudley Keith 4681 Pte Royal Australian Infantry Corps Mt Barker 3 RAR 3 Nov 1951 7 Nov 1952
Davis, Ronald John 32897 Pte Royal Australian Infantry Corps Mt Barker 3 RAR3 RAR 27 May 1951

29 Nov 1953

11 Jul 1952

3 Nov 1954

Fullgrabe, Raymond Walter 4898 Sgt Royal Australian Army Medical Corps Mt Barker HQ, 1st British Commonwealth Division 29 Jan 1853 30 May 1953
Lockett, Ian Eugene R38196 Ord Seaman Royal Australian Navy Mt Barker HMAS Sydney 31 Aug 1951 22 Feb 1952
Gifford, Neil Matthew 4333 Cpl Royal Australian Signals Corps Mt Barker Australian Ancillary Unit, KoreaAustralian Ancillary Unit, KoreaAustralian Ancillary Unit, Korea 18 Mar 1954

27 Aug 1954

8 Oct 1954

28 Mar 1954

4 Oct 1954

26 Feb 1955

Friemel, Paul Leonard 342126 Lieut Australian Army Service Corps Strathalbyn Australian Ancillary Unit, KoreaAustralian Ancillary Unit, Korea 4 Feb 1954

3 Nov 1955

11 Feb 1954

10 Nov 1955

Harvey, Don Edward R46914 Telegraphist Royal Australian Navy Strathalbyn HMAS Sydney 27 Oct 1953 2 Jun 1954
Henley, Albert James 2401157 Pte Royal Australian Infantry Corps Strathalbyn 1 RAR2 RAR 11 Nov 1952

22 Mar 1953

21 Mar 1953

11 Nov 1953

McGuinness, William Gordon 4400067 Sgt Royal Australian Infantry Corps Strathalbyn 3 RAR3RAR 3 Apr 1952

7 Sep 1952

4 Aug 1952

2 Apr 1953

Hales, Keith Dudley 41643 Pte Royal Australian Infantry Corps Goolwa 1 RAR 12 Jan 1955 7 Jan 1956
Morris, Harold Walter SX30301 Pte Royal Australian Army Service Corps Goolwa 3 RAR 28 Sep 1950 8 Jul 1951
Way, William Godfrey R46029 Able Seaman Royal Australian Navy Goolwa HMAS Sydney 27 Oct 1953 2 Jun 1954
Battersby, Albert Douglas George DOI 4/9057 Sgt Australian Military Forces Willunga HQ, Commonwealth Div UN Force 29 Sep 1952