SMITH, Derek

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number/s: 
RM 9883
Born: 
Sunday, May 31, 1931
Died : 
Monday, March 24, 1952
Died on active service
Age: 
20
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine Derek Smith was shot and killed by a Malayan Police Inspector. He was originally buried in Pasir Panjang Cemetery before being reinterred at Kranji.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 17 January 1953.
British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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