Memorial Details

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Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Medals Foster 1951 Korea N.F. Museum

Reference

A11.47

Place

ALNWICK

Map ref

NU 186135

Original Location

Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, The Abbot’s Tower, Alnwick Castle.

Which war

Korea 1950-53

Memorial Description

Medals. Five cases, each 608mm (2 feet) high x 1.52m (5 feet) wide on the wall, each containing four rows of medals. There are three cases in a row along the top, and two underneath, with between them the board carrying photographs of (left) father and (right) son. The details of the donation are in a plain black frame between the two cases in the bottom row.

Inscription

The Foster Collection
The five panels of gallantry, campaign and long
service medals, on this 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 commanding the 1st Battalion,
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, during the battle of
the Imjin River, in Korea, in April 1951.

Names

See above

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Capt. P. Marr, N.F. Museum

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