Edwin Alfred Pester

Departed the UK to Korea in winter 1952 on board the Troopship Devonshire as part of his National Service with the British Army, served in Korea until late 1953 when he returned to the UK where he transferred regiment into the South Lancashire Regiment in which he served until 1957 when he was discharged.

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Korean War - Key Events

April 11, 1951

U.S. Pres. Harry S. Truman relieves MacArthur of command for insubordination and his unwillingness to prosecute a limited war. He is succeeded as UN commander by Lieut. Gen. Matthew Ridgway.

These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica

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