WHITHAM, David Glyn

Known as: 
Slim
Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 16250
Born: 
Friday, December 9, 1938
Died : 
Sunday, July 13, 1958
Died on active service
Age: 
19
Marine David Whitham died during operations in Cyprus. He, and Sgt. David Baldwin, were killed in the Karpas Peninsular when their patrol landed by helicopter and came under ‘friendly fire’.
 
[Source: AFM ROH / British Cyprus Memorial Trust Book of Remembrance.]
 
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