A Collection of Medals for The Korean War 1950-53

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Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £650

Estimate: £550 - £650

Pair: Private C. C. Crompton, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, killed in action

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22398657 Pte., R. Leicesters) official correction to unit; U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed, slight contact marks, good very fine (2) £550-650

Footnote

Private C. C. Crompton, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, was killed in action on 23 November 1951 on Hill 217/Maryang-San, aged 19 years. He was buried in the United Nations Cemetery at Pusan.