WHITHAM, David Glyn

Known as: 
Slim
Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
RM 16250
Born: 
Friday, December 9, 1938
Died : 
Sunday, July 13, 1958
Died on active service
Age: 
19
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine David Whitham died near Akanthou in the Karpas Peninsula during operations in Cyprus. He and Sgt. David Baldwin were killed when their patrol landed by helicopter and came under ‘friendly fire’.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
Cyprus Emergency Deaths 1955-1960.
British Cyprus Memorial Trust Book of Remembrance.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
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