Tag Archives: Korean War

Korean War Memorial in London

The Korean War Memorial May be found in the Victoria Embankment Gardens on the Thames in London. (Google Earth co-ordinates: 51°30’13.42″N, 0° 7’26.20″W)  It was unveiled by the Duke of Gloucester on 3 December 2014. The memorial features a bronze … Continue reading

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Durban High School War Memorial

The images of the Durban High School War Memorial are courtesy of Shelly Baker. It may be found at GE co-ordinates -29.844204°, 30.997675°. The school has existed since 1866 and recently celebrated it’s 150th anniversary. Sadly the Roll of Honour … Continue reading

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Horace William Madden GC

Horace William Madden (14/02/1924 – 06/11/1951) was awarded the George Cross for his actions between 24 April and 06 November 1951, while a Prisoner of War at Kapyong, Korea. “He was 26 years old and serving in the 3rd Battalion, … Continue reading

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James Power Carne VC, DSO

James Power Carne  (11/04/1906 – 19/04/1986) was awarded  the Victoria Cross for his actions with the Gloucestershire Regiment during the Korean War in 1951. The Citation reads: “On 22/23 April 1951 near the Imjin River, Korea, Lieutenant Colonel Carne’s battalion was … Continue reading

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Gloucester War Memorial

The Gloucester War Memorial is situated on a corner at the entrance to Gloucester Park and may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates  51°51’36.29″N,   2°14’29.40″W. The plinth is topped with the familiar emblem of the Sphinx that is also found on … Continue reading

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South African Roll of Honour: Union Buildings, Pretoria.

These photographs were taken in September 2009 and in 2012 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Sadly, like so many things in South Africa it had been vandalised. In 2009 I noted that plaques had been prised off the wall … Continue reading

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