PFC Thomas Ward from Monaghan, KIA in Korean War 1950

#OnThisDay 1950 PFC Thomas John Ward was the first Irish man to be killed during the Korean War. Originally from Belfast, but grew up in Carrickmacross, Monaghan, Ward was killed while defending the Chung-ni-Mason route into the Pusan Perimeter, South Korea.

PFC Thomas John Ward

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