A Potted History of the Royal Australian Regiment in the Korean War 1950-1953

Accession Number MSS2110
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker Fairhead, Maurice Frederick (Fred)
Date made C. 2011
Access Open
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

31 page manuscript. provides a brief history of the service of the Royal Australian Regiment during the Korean War. Details the origins of the conflict, and of Australia's land forces involvement in the war. The Manuscript run chronologically from the start of the war, through to the cease fire. The battles of Yongyu, Pakchon, Kapyong, Maryang-San and the Samichon river are detailed. Details are also provided relating to the nature of patrol actions and the general nature of service in the Korean War for the Australian Infantryman. Published by the Royal Australian Regiment Association (South Australia) with the assistance of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Three copies of the Manuscript.