FAIRBROTHER, David

Rank: 
Marine
Commando: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Monday, February 23, 1987
Died : 
Monday, September 19, 2011
Killed in action or died of wounds
Place: 
Age: 
24
Roll of Honour: 
Mne. David Fairbrother 42Commando

Mne. Fairbrother, Kilo Company, was deployed as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj in support of an Afghan National Army (ANA) patrol into the village of Old Khorgajat. Just under two hours into the patrol they were engaged with small arms fire from close range and Marine Fairbrother was fatally wounded. Despite the best efforts of his colleagues to administer first aid, Marine Fairbrother died of his wounds. [Source: MOD]


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