Korean War Veteran Sam Mercer MBE , Gloucestershire Regiment


Sam Mercer MBE fought in the Korean War with 1st Bn The Gloucestershire Regiment.

Over 700 soldiers fought in one of the most famous battles, The Battle Of Imjin.

A third were killed or wounded and 500 or so were taken prisoner. Sam was one of those, he wasn’t released for 2 and a half years.

Next time in our final part, Sam reflects on what many have described as The Forgotten War.

The TV series based on a Military hospital during this time in the Korean War, M*A*S*H has a double bill on Forces TV. Watch it on Sky channel 264, Virgin 277, Freesat 652 & Channel 9 around the world. www.Forces.TV

Mar 10, 2016, 09:15 AM
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