KOREAN WAR: 25TH JUNE, 1950 - 27TH JULY, 195
Honour Role of Australian Dead
This book is dedicated to
ALL AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES
SIX OF MY MATES THAT NEVER CAME BACK
- 339 dead including 44 men missing (Army, Navy and Air Force)
- 281 Mortal remains in the United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, South Korea
- The names of 44 men missing on the "Memorial to the Missing'
Ex. 2/401375 Private E-R. Holden
- 3/3601 Sergeant Keith Foran
Killed in Minefield, 21 at May, 1953
Killed when he went ahead to help Ron Rackley
- 1/400292 Private Ronald Charles Rackley
Killed in Minefield, 21st May, 1953
- 2/401340 Private Peter Webb
Killed by Mortar Bomb, 26th may, 1953
- 3/3628 Corporal Albert J. Wells
Killed by Star Shell
24th July, 1953
- 2/401213 Private R.J. McCoy (Ronald James??)
Killed by Star Shell or Mortar Bomb, 26th July, 1953
From Norfolk island - descendant of the mutineers
Killed 24 hours before truce was signed.
- 3/3706 Corporal John Berkley Ashe
Missing in Action, 28th May, 1953
Aged approximately 22
He was critically wounded in a minefield while on a three man patrol.
Attacked by approximately 60 communist Chinese soldiers - He stayed in the minefield so the enemy would not capture the radio transmitter. Enemy probably took him away to their side.
Jack-Ashe is still missing to this day.
10 Platoon, "DI' Company, 2nd Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment,