Gordon Richard Land – Private 22379832

KOREAN WAR
Birth Registration Q1 1932

Served with King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Died during the Battle of Kowang-San 3rd-12th October 1951
UN Memorial Cemetery, Pusan, Korea Plot 23 Row 2 Grave No 1568

Family Details
Grandfather- Joseph Land – a joiner from Stanley
Grandmother – Betsy Land (nee Johnson)
Father – Colin Richard Land(b 12th March 1897) (died 1974)
Mother Alice (nee Morton) (b 1907) (died 1968)
They married 30th March 1929 in Swillington
They moved to Garforth and lived at 18 Gascoigne Terrace and 46 Main Street
Brother – Derek Land (b 1933)
Family Detail provided by Ash Land ( Relationship to Gordon not known)