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Auction: 24001 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 110

Pair: Private W. R. Waite, Durham Light Infantry, who was wounded as part of a Reconnaissance Platoon Patrol on 9 January 1953

Korea 1950-53 (22564488 Pte. W. R. Waite. D.L.I.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, edge bruising, very fine (2)

Ex-Brigadier Brian Parritt Collection.

W. R. Waite was in the forward reconnaissance Platoon of 'D' Company, when he was wounded by shrapnel from a mortar that was fired from below their position on Pt. 210. He was evacuated back to the 60th Indian (Parachute) Field Ambulance; sold together with casualty lists and a war diary extract.

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