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Korean War Group, P.J. Metallic, RCR

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Korean War Group, P.J. Metallic, RCR

Korea Medal (SD 9688 F.J. METALLIC); Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea (un-named); and United Nations Korea Medal (SD 9688 P.J. METALLIC). Korea Medal is officially impressed, UN Korea Medal is engraved. Crisp detail, very fine. Includes Canadian Paratroopers Badge; two Royal Canadian Regiment Collar Dogs (RCR); two Royal Canadian Regiment "Pro Patria" Beaver Shoulder Tabs; newspaper article documenting the 3rd Battalion of the RCR's arrival in Korea (plasticized); also very fine. Accompanied by copies of his Service Records and Death Certificate. Footnote: Francis Metallic was a member of the Canadian Forces from 1952 until 1970. He embarked ffrom Canada on August 21, 1952 for service in the Korean theatre. After a stopover in Japan, he disembarked in Korea, October 4, 1952 and was in service with the Royal Canadian Regiment in the field until August 31, 1953, after which he returned to Canada. He later saw service in a post-war Europe in the mid 1950's before returing to Canada in 1959, where he finished his military career. He died on November 15, 1994 in Montreal, Quebec. It is worthy to note that many areas in the Service Records and even in his Death Certificate have been blacked out for security reasons.
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