A Korean War and Cyprus Campaign Group of 3 to Sergeant J. Parren, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, who was wounded by a mine explosion whilst patrolling the ‘Orange Grove’ in Cyprus, later being discharged medically unfit as a result.

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SKU: RC1057
Condition: (3) Good very fine
Description:

A Korean War and Cyprus Campaign Group of 3 to Sergeant J. Parren, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, who was wounded by a mine explosion whilst patrolling the ‘Orange Grove’ in Cyprus, later being discharged medically unfit as a result.

Queens Korea Medal, BR: OMN, named to 14454191 Sergeant J. Parren, Royal Leicesters. United Nations Medal for Korea, unnamed as issued. General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 14454171 Sergeant J. Parren, Royal Leicesters.

Sergeant Parren Had served in Korea as a Medica, treating wounded men on the front line, during the units time in Cyprus, he was wounded. Whilst travelling in a vehicle through the Orange Grove, it was blown up having struck a mine, the explosion killed one officer and two enlisted men (one of whom was Parren), who was hit by splinters and rendered death in the left ear. He was discharged on medical grounds on 28th August 1959.

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