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Marine Lennard Allan was shot and killed during operations in the Unity Flats area of West Belfast. [Sources: AFM ROH /
Major Baines died peacefully at home. His funeral was at St Mary Magdalene Church. [Sources: AFM ROH / numerous online media reports]
Mne. Bartlett was killed in an accident in Thailand.
LCpl. John Beeson died in Germany in a traffic accident. [Sources: AFM ROH / SFROH website.]
Mne. Birdsall was killed during operations in Afghanistan.
During the late afternoon of Sunday 13 June 2010, Bravo Company was providing security to Royal Engineers who were reinforcing the defences at one of the UK Check Points in Sangin. At approximately 1629hrs local time, Marine Birdsall received a gunshot wound and was immediately evacuated to Camp Bastion's Role 3 Hospital where his condition was listed as critical. On 14 June 2010, he was transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where, at 1229hrs on 14 June 2010, Marine Birdsall sadly died of his wounds. [Source: MOD]
Cpl. James Brough died in Palestine.
Mne. Brown was killed during operations in Afghanistan.
He was conducting a reassurance patrol as part of 3 Troop, Alpha Company 40 RM Cdo., to provide security for the locals in the area. At approximately 1750hrs on Sunday 1 August, there was an explosion in the vicinity of his patrol base and he was killed instantly in the blast. [Source: MOD]
Lieut. Coop, 'X' troop, was killed during operations in Malaya. [Sources: AFM ROH /online search]
Cpl. Curley was killed by an explosion whilst conducting a foot patrol in the Sangin area to reassure the local nationals and understand their concerns. [Source: MOD]
Sgt. Darbyshire was killed by small arms fire during a firefight with insurgent forces whilst on a security patrol in the Sangin district of Helmand province. [Source: MOD]
Mne. David was fatally wounded on 16 September whilst on mobile patrol on the Falls Road, Belfast. He died a month later. [Sources: AFM ROH / NIVets.org]
Mne. Dayes was killed during operations in Malaya. [Source: AFM ROH]
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