Leitrim Man Pte Owen Prior Drowned in Korean War 1952

#OnThisDay 1952 Pte Owen Prior from Ballinamore, Leitrim drown as he crossed a river near Samnang-jin during the Korean War. Prior enlisted in Rhode Island &served with the 772nd Military Police Batt. He is buried at Corraleehan, St Brigid’s Graveyard, Leitrim.

Owen Prior

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