Korean War Pair of Medals To Pte J.A. Hawkins, Duke of Wellington's Regiment Korean War Pair of Medals To Pte J.A. Hawkins, Duke of Wellington's Regiment

Korean War Pair of Medals To Pte J.A. Hawkins, Duke of Wellington's Regiment

Korea Medal 1953 , ( 22697380 Pte J.A. Hawkins, D.W.R. ), United Nations Korea Medal.
The Duke of Wellington's Regiment took part in the Battle of the Hook. They were moved from its position on Yong Dong, to relieve the Black Watch, who had been defending The Hook
Over the next two weeks 'The Dukes' were under constant sniper, mortar and artillery fire. This was then followed up in a major action over the 28–29 May following heavy initial artillery and mortar fire, after which the PVA infantry attacked in force. Between 19 May and 29 May 'The Dukes' suffered 15 killed in action, 95 wounded and 32 missing.

Code: 65933

240.00 GBP