Aden and Radfan (ROH)

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DUNN, Anthony John

Mne. Dunn was a passenger in a Scout military helicopter which crashed in Aden killing all on board.
A Scout from 13 Flt, 653 Sqn, (XT635) flew into a hillside during a night patrol at Jebal, on 5 May 1967, killing the two crew from 13 Flt, Lt David Anthony Morgan, RASC/RCT and Cpl Christopher Timothy Gibb, REME (23), and the two passengers: Anthony John Dunn, 45 Commando, Royal Marines (24) and Taff Iles, also known as John, Royal Engineers, serving with 22 Special Air Service.

POYZER, Gerald Anthony

The cirumstances of the death of Mne Poyzer are not known to this archive.

His unit is shown as 43 Commando on the MOD Roll of Honour where it states that his name has not been added to the Armed Forces Memorial. However his unit is shown on the Special Forces ROH website as 45 Commando and that he served in Aden.  

[Note: 43 Commando RM had been reformed to a full unit at the time of his death.]

WILSON, David McDonald

Mne David Wilson 45 Commando
Mne. Wilson, a radio operator with 'X' Company, was shot and killed during a raid on the Wadi Dhubsan, Aden. [1]
Media reported that he was killed by a sniper whilst pushing down Wadi Dhubsan, one of the most inaccessible rebel held areas of Radfan, about 60 miles north of Aden. [2]

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