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1st Battalion The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) boarding HMS 'Ceylon', Hong Kong, August 1950

Photograph, Korean War (1950-1953), 1950.

The 1st Battalion was one of the first British units to be deployed to Korea as part of 27th British Commonwealth Brigade. It served in Korea from August 1950 to April 1951.

HMS 'Ceylon' was a light cruiser launched in 1942. After serving during World War Two she took part in several coastal bombardments during the Korean War and also carried troops to that theatre.

From a collection of 22 official photographs of British military activity around the world from 1943-1960.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2007-04-43-9


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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