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Britain

Korean War Memorial

 
 
Britain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
1. Britain Marker
Inscription.  The British Commonwealth Forces were comprised of British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealander and South African contingents. The first British units to arrive on August 28, 1950 were the 1st Battalion Middlesex Regiment and the 1st Battalion Argyll Regiment and Sutherland Highlanders under the 27th British Infantry Brigade. The 3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment soon joined the battle. At the war's end 14,200 Commonwealth troop were serving in Korea. A total of 26,791 Canadians and 17,161 Australian troops served in Korea. The last British troops departed Korea in December 1953 after 670 men were killed in action and 2,692 men were wounded.
 
Erected by USS Alabama Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. A significant historical date for this entry is August 28, 1950.
 
Location. 30° 41.008′ N, 88° 1.068′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Battleship Parkway and Old Spanish Trail (U.S. 98). The marker is located in the western section of the USS Alabama Memorial Park at
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the Korean War Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greece (here, next to this marker); Ethiopia (here, next to this marker); Thailand (here, next to this marker); Australia (here, next to this marker); Canada (here, next to this marker); Netherlands (here, next to this marker); Colombia (here, next to this marker); Luxembourg (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the outside section of the USS Alabama Memorial Park. There is a parking fee and entry fee required to visit the exhibits at the park.
 
The Britain Marker and flag image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
2. The Britain Marker and flag
The Britain Marker is fourth marker from the right of the markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 24, 2022
3. The Britain Marker is fourth marker from the right of the markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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