RICHARDS, Alan Wayne

Rank: 
Marine Recruit
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
P057732T
Born: 
Tuesday, March 8, 1983
Died : 
Friday, March 31, 2000
Died in service
Age: 
17
Mne Wayne Richards
Marine Recruit Wayne Richards was in week nine of the 30 week training course, and was killed when shot during a mock attack exercise on Woodbury Common, near Exeter, after live rounds became mixed up with blanks. 
[Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue May 2000, p34 / BBC Wales News online 6th June 2001.]
 
Notes
Whilst the AFM ROH shows his first names as Alan Wayne, all of the many media reports regarding his death refer to him as Wayne.
 
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