Genealogy Projects tagged with Korea on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • Notables of the Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between the Republic of Korea (supported primarily by the United States of America, with contributions from allied nations under the aegis of the United Nations) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (supported by the People's Republic of China, with military and material aid from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). T...

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award)The D.S.O. was instituted by Royal Warrant on 6th September 1886.The D.S.O. was originally instituted as an award for officers of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces, usually at the rank of Major. It was, however, also awarded to officers at a rank above or below Major. The D.S.O. could be awarded for an act of meritorious or distinguished service in wartime and us...

  • Distinguished Conduct Medal Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award)Instituted on 4th December 1854.The D.C.M. was the first official medal award to recognise an act of gallantry in the field by a member of the armed forces who was below the rank of officer. It was the other ranks' equivalent of the Distinguished Service Order.The D.C.M. was awarded for gallantry in the field in the face of the enemy. Other ranks in the British Army and...

  • Military Medal Recipients

    (Level 3 Gallantry Award) Instituted on 25th March 1916 (and backdated to 1914). The Military Medal was awarded to other ranks of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces. It was an award for gallantry and devotion to duty when under fire in battle on land. On the reverse of the medal is inscribed “For Bravery in the Field”. Recipients of the medal are entitled to use the le...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Korean War

    During the Korean War war, 133 Medals of Honor were presented for bravery in action, 95 of them posthumously. Hall of Valor

  • Notable Koreans

    This project was started to focus on the contributions that Koreans and peoples of the Korean descent have made to society in the 20th and 21st century. List of notable Koreans Activists Ryu Gwan-sun (Korean: 유관순), independence activist against the Japanese colonial rule of Korea Actors John Cho (Korean: 조요한), Korea-born American actor, ...

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