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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Alnwick
Town
Alnwick
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33501
Current location

Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum
Abbots Tower
Alnwick Castle
Alnwick
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 18630 13637
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
COLLECTION OF PANELS OF MEDALS. WALL-MOUNTED ON GLASS CASES.- five cases each containing 4 rows of medals. Three cases on the top row, two cases below, with photographs of father and son between the two rows. The details of the donation are in a black frame between the two cases in the bottom row.
Inscription
THE FOSTER COLLECTION/ The five panels of gallantry, campaign and long/ medals on the wall, were presented to the/museum by/ Lt. Colonel O.B. Foster, M.C., D.L./ as a memorial to his son,/ Lt. Colonel K.O.N. Foster, D.S.O. O.B.E.,/ who was killed while leading the 1st Battalion,/ Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, during the battle of/ The Imjin River, in Korea, in April 1951
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Foster, K O N
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Commemorations
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, relationships, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass, Wood
  • Medal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSA11.47

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