Korea War pair – 1st Battalion Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Queens Korea, 22525630 Fus.A. Richards. R.N.F.; UN Korea.
The 1st Battalion was attached to the 29th Independent Infantry Brigade, which had been sent to Korea to reinforce the Allied effort there.It arrived in Korea in December 1950
In April 1951 the battalion was involved in the Battle of the Imjin River, as the brigade stood in the path of the Chinese Spring Offensive. In July 1951, it was re-organized as 29th British Infantry Brigade and absorbed into the 1st Commonwealth Division.
From an old collection, first time on the market since the 1970’s
Condition – NEF