Commemorations mark the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War

Pictured: A bugler sounds the last post. Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh. The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.
Pictured: A bugler sounds the last post. Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh. The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: A bugler sounds the last post.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.

The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Image Shows Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined by the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.  Commemorations were held at locations across the UK today (25 June) on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War to remember the sacrifices of all those that served in the conflict.   A wreath laying service was held at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, attended by Defence Minister Jeremy Quin, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, the National President of The Royal British Legion, General James Bashall CB CBE and Korean War Veteran Vic Swift.   Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.   A wreath-laying service was also held at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothians attended by the Royal Navy Regional Commander for Scotland and NI, Captain Chris Smith and other Service personnel.   The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, when the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent an invasion force across the 38th parallel, which separated North and South. This marked the start of the first direct armed confrontation of the Cold War.   Over 80,000 British personnel saw service in Korea. Of these, over 1,000 were sadly Killed in Action, whilst over 3,700 were wounded, captured or missing. 4 Victoria Crosses were awarded during the conflict, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.
Image Shows Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined by the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
Commemorations were held at locations across the UK today (25 June) on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War to remember the sacrifices of all those that served in the conflict.
A wreath laying service was held at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, attended by Defence Minister Jeremy Quin, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, the National President of The Royal British Legion, General James Bashall CB CBE and Korean War Veteran Vic Swift.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
A wreath-laying service was also held at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothians attended by the Royal Navy Regional Commander for Scotland and NI, Captain Chris Smith and other Service personnel.
The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, when the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent an invasion force across the 38th parallel, which separated North and South. This marked the start of the first direct armed confrontation of the Cold War.
Over 80,000 British personnel saw service in Korea. Of these, over 1,000 were sadly Killed in Action, whilst over 3,700 were wounded, captured or missing. 4 Victoria Crosses were awarded during the conflict, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Image ShowsDefence Secretary Ben Wallace joined by the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
Commemorations were held at locations across the UK today (25 June) on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War to remember the sacrifices of all those that served in the conflict.
A wreath laying service was held at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, attended by Defence Minister Jeremy Quin, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, the National President of The Royal British Legion, General James Bashall CB CBE and Korean War Veteran Vic Swift.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
A wreath-laying service was also held at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothians attended by the Royal Navy Regional Commander for Scotland and NI, Captain Chris Smith and other Service personnel.
The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, when the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent an invasion force across the 38th parallel, which separated North and South. This marked the start of the first direct armed confrontation of the Cold War.
Over 80,000 British personnel saw service in Korea. Of these, over 1,000 were sadly Killed in Action, whilst over 3,700 were wounded, captured or missing. 4 Victoria Crosses were awarded during the conflict, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Commemorations were held at locations across the UK today (25 June) on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War to remember the sacrifices of all those that served in the conflict.
Image shows Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined by the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
A wreath laying service was held at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, attended by Defence Minister Jeremy Quin, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, the National President of The Royal British Legion, General James Bashall CB CBE and Korean War Veteran Vic Swift.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
A wreath-laying service was also held at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothians attended by the Royal Navy Regional Commander for Scotland and NI, Captain Chris Smith and other Service personnel.
The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, when the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent an invasion force across the 38th parallel, which separated North and South. This marked the start of the first direct armed confrontation of the Cold War.
Over 80,000 British personnel saw service in Korea. Of these, over 1,000 were sadly Killed in Action, whilst over 3,700 were wounded, captured or missing. 4 Victoria Crosses were awarded during the conflict, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Image ShowsDefence Secretary Ben Wallace joined by the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
Commemorations were held at locations across the UK today (25 June) on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War to remember the sacrifices of all those that served in the conflict.
A wreath laying service was held at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, attended by Defence Minister Jeremy Quin, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, the National President of The Royal British Legion, General James Bashall CB CBE and Korean War Veteran Vic Swift.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
A wreath-laying service was also held at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothians attended by the Royal Navy Regional Commander for Scotland and NI, Captain Chris Smith and other Service personnel.
The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, when the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent an invasion force across the 38th parallel, which separated North and South. This marked the start of the first direct armed confrontation of the Cold War.
Over 80,000 British personnel saw service in Korea. Of these, over 1,000 were sadly Killed in Action, whilst over 3,700 were wounded, captured or missing. 4 Victoria Crosses were awarded during the conflict, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Image Shows the Koream War Memorial outside of the Ministry of Defence building in Whitehall.
Commemorations were held at locations across the UK today (25 June) on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War to remember the sacrifices of all those that served in the conflict.
A wreath laying service was held at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, attended by Defence Minister Jeremy Quin, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, the National President of The Royal British Legion, General James Bashall CB CBE and Korean War Veteran Vic Swift.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace joined the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Enna Park, to lay a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in London.
A wreath-laying service was also held at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothians attended by the Royal Navy Regional Commander for Scotland and NI, Captain Chris Smith and other Service personnel.
The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, when the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent an invasion force across the 38th parallel, which separated North and South. This marked the start of the first direct armed confrontation of the Cold War.
Over 80,000 British personnel saw service in Korea. Of these, over 1,000 were sadly Killed in Action, whilst over 3,700 were wounded, captured or missing. 4 Victoria Crosses were awarded during the conflict, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: Baroness Goldie lays a wreath.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: Baroness Goldie lays a wreath.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: Baroness Goldie lays a wreath.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: Captain Smith lays a wreath.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: Captain Smith lays a wreath.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: A bugler sounds the last post.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: A bugler sounds the last post.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Pictured: A bugler sounds the last post.
Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

Today 25th June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Scotland marked this milestone with a wreath laying ceremony at the Scottish Korean War Memorial in the Lothian’s, South of Edinburgh.
The somewhat reduced ceremony due to the current COVID 19 situation saw Captain Chris Smith Royal Navy, Naval Regional Commander Scotland and Northern Ireland and Baroness Goldie DL, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence lay wreaths during a short service of remembrance.

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