Appeal to Trace Relatives of Royal Marine From Brentford

Who may have been included in mass repatriation from North Korea

Boxes of remains being repatriated


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Early this year saw the transfer of 55 sets of human remains from North Korea to the United States. These belong to soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War and not all of them are American.

Lewis Anthony Heard was a Royal Marine (No. 9162) from Brentford. He was a member of 41 Independent Commando who was captured at the Chosin Reservoir. He possibly died in prison but has no known grave.

Royal Marines Association are looking for relatives of the deceased so that his remains can be identified.

Lewis Heard's parents, now deceased, lived at Cherry Crescent.

Lewis had a sister Delia who married Mr Scarlett. They had two daughters who married a Mr Montgomery and Mr Worley. Their DNA may assist to identify one of those handed to the U.S.A.

Memorial outisde Brentford library

If you have any information that could help track down any relatives please contact Mr Briers, Secretary of the Royal Marines Association, Hanworth Branch on 020 8560 2804 or

** Update ** A response has been received from Steve Worley which will help track down relatives.

October 22, 2018

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