Lieutenant Leo Samuel Adams-Acton MC
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- Korean War (1950-1953)
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(Caption inside the frame): IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE GALLANTRY OF LIEUTENANT L.S. ADAMS-ACTON, M.C. THE/ ROYAL/ NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS, SECONDED SPECIAL AIR SERVICE, 1951. MISSING, PRESUMED/ KILLED AFTER HIS ESCAPE FROM P.O.W. CAMP NORTH KOREA 1953. PRESENTED TO THE/ ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS REGIMENTAL MUSEUM OCTOBER 1973 BY SAMUEL SCOTT/ LATE HUSSARS WHO SERVED WITH THE 8TH HUSSARS IN 29 BRITISH (INDEPENDENT)/ INFANTRY BRIGADE KOREA 1950-1951. (Caption below the frame): PRESENTED TO THE MUSEUM IN MEORY OF/ LT LEO SAMUEL ADAMS-ACTON M.C. ATTACHED/ TO THE AMERICAN SPECIAL FORCES./ HE WAS EXECUTED BY COMMUNIST TROOPS/ WHILE TRYING TO ESCAPE AS A PRISONER OF WAR