A Canadian Korea War Medal Group to the 4th Field Ambulance
A Canadian Korea War Medal Group to the 4th Field Ambulance - Canadian Forces Decoration, ERII (CPL K.T. NAYLOR); Korea Medal (SB 33704 K.T. NAYLOR); Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea (unnamed); and United Nations Korea Medal (SB 33704 K.T. NAYLOR). Naming is officially impressed on the CFA and the KM and privately engraved on the UNKM. Dark patina on KM, light contact on all three, extremely fine. Accompanied by copies of his Service Records and a letter dated February 2, 1993 from Rideau Hall certifying that he was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea. Footnote: Kenneth Thomas Naylor enlisted with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps on May 15, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario. After various training stops in Toronto, Borden and Oakville in Ontario and Valcartier in Quebec, he embarked Canada on March 3, 1953 for Japan, disembarking there are March 19. He was posted with the Canadian Army Far East in the field, later embarking Japan on March 22 and arriving in Korea the next day, for service in the field. Upon his return to Canada in 1954, he received additional postings in Toronto and Valcartier, before being sent to Holland, arriving there on October 9, 1955 and posted to the Canadian Army CE, 4th Field Ambulance. He returned to Canada on October 4, 1957, with postings in Borden, Kingston and Valcartier, before embarking Canada on November 26, 1961, arriving the next day in France and posted to the Canadian Army CE with 1st Field Ambulance. He achieved the rank of Corporal on August 22, 1960 while still in Canada. By June 1962, he had found his way to Fort Chambly, Germany, re-engaging for an additional six years on May 15, 1963 and finishing his service in Germany the following month. He returned to Canada on April 30, 1965 and was stationed at CFB Borden with the 6th Detachment RCAMC until 1972. Naylor continued his service at CFB Toronto from 1972 to 1977, then was sent to HMCS Annapolis at CFB Halifax in July 1977. While in Halifax, he achieved the rank of Sergeant on June 9, 1978, returning to CFB Toronto on March 23, 1979. Naylor retired in1981 with forty years service in the Army.