Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 July 2011)

Date of Auction: 5th July 2011

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

A ‘Korea’ pair awarded to Private R. B. Cook, Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action at the Battle of Imjin, 23 April 1951

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22530176 Pte. R. B. Cook. Glosters); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed, extremely fine (2) £3000-3500

Footnote

Private Ronald Bertram Cook, Gloucestershire Regiment, was killed in action at the battle of Imjin on 23 April 1951. His next-of-kin, his mother, lived in Nottingham. With some copied research.