A Korean War Medal Pair to the Royal Canadian Navy
A Korean War Medal Pair to the Royal Canadian Navy - Korea Medal (J.L. LETHBRIDGE 15764 'H') and United Nations Korea Medal (J.L. LETHBRIDGE 15764 'H'). Korea Medal is officially impressed, while the UN Korea Medal is privately impressed. Dark patinas, light contact, near extremely fine. Suspension bar mounted with swing bar pinback, as worn by the veteran. Accompanied by copies of his Service Records and Torpedo Detector Qualifying Report, with personal information blacked out. Footnote: John Louis Lethbridge served with the Reserve Army before signing on with the Royal Canadian Navy for five years' service, on December 18, 1950. His records indicate he served with H.M.C.S. Cornwallis, Stadacona, Ontario, Naden, Huron, Penetang and Outremont during those five years. Lethbridge achieved a Torpedo Detector 3rd Class Qualifying certification in 1953 and was awarded a Good Conduct Badge in 1955, while with the River class frigate H.M.C.S. Penetang. He was released from active service on December 17, 1955, noting that he did not intend to re-engage but intended to enroll in the "Emergency List".