LETTER: Putting faces to the soldiers’ names

I am acting on behalf of the authorities at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery Busan South Korea, where over 800 British Servicemen are buried.

The authorities there wish to obtain photographs of those servicemen interred there, and, also of those who died but have no known grave.

The photographs will be placed in the man’s records, and will also be displayed on the walls of the Cemetery Hall of Remembrance, for all time.

The following names are some of the young men from the East Anglia area who gave their lives in the Korean War: Fusilier John Dockerill, Captain David L Astley-Cooper, Private George H Overy, Captain John L Lane, Private Maurice A Bell, Fusilier Derek T Mack, Private Herbert W Graveling, Private Noel A Haynes, Lieutenant Richard J Overton(RN; Rifleman Lawrence Bell.

Any family ,or,friend who lost a loved one in the Korean War 1950-53, and wish to take part can send the photograph to me. Brian Hough 116 Fields Farm Rd. Hyde SK14 3NP Cheshire.

If more details required you can phone me on 0161 368 5622 or, 07467037742.

BRIAN HOUGH