Lieutenant Colonel K O N Foster DSO

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Reference WMO/280483


Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum

Abbot's Tower

Alnwick Castle


NE66 1NQ


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Trophy/Relic
  • Glass Glass
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Other
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
About the memorial: Collection of panels of medals. Wall-mounted on glass cases.- five cases each containing 4 rows of medals. Three cases on the top row, two cases below, with photographs of father and son between the two rows. The details of the donation are in a black frame between the two cases in the bottom row.
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THE FOSTER COLLECTION/ The five panels of gallantry, campaign and long/ medals on the wall, were presented to the/museum by/ Lt. Colonel O.B. Foster, M.C., D.L./ as a memorial to his son,/ Lt. Colonel K.O.N. Foster, D.S.O. O.B.E.,/ who was killed while leading the 1st Battalion,/ Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, during the battle of/ The Imjin River, in Korea, in April 1951

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