WILSON, David McDonald

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
RM 21814
Born: 
Wednesday, May 30, 1945
Died : 
Tuesday, May 26, 1964
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine David Wilson, a radio operator with 'X' Company, was shot and 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][3].
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH.
[2] British Casualties, Aden, 1955-1967.
[2]  Jimmy Barr 45 Cdo. via BBC, In Living Memory - The Armed Forces Memorial By Colette Hooper.
[3] The Times 27th May 1964 and 28th May 1964.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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