MAURICE A. BRETTELL

Born: 1932.

Died: 14th September 1952; age 20; – Korea.

 

Rank: Lance Bombardier.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 61 Light Regiment. (mortar) – attached to the Australian Light Infantry.

 

Grave Reference:

United Nations Memorial Cemetery,

Daeyon-ong,

Pusan,

South Korea.

 

Two other men were also killed from the 61 Light Regiment on the 14th September 1952.

Sergeant R.H. Broadbent, aged 24.

Warrant Officer 2nd Class/Battery Sergeant Major Charles Robert Woosnam, aged 31 – of Colwyn Bay, Wales.

In April 2013, Charles Woosnam’s nephew Brian Woosnam was presented with his late Uncle’s Queen Elizabeth Cross and memorial scroll, at a ceremony in Llandudno, North Wales.

Korean War

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