POWELL, Fred Stewart

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 21017
Born: 
Thursday, February 11, 1943
Died : 
Wednesday, December 12, 1962
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 

Marine Fred Powell, Lima Company, died during an action which resulted in the rescue of hostages taken and held at Limbang, Sarwak.

The following from 42 Commando RM were also killed in this action: 

Sgt. Walter Macfarlane

Marine Gerald Kierans

Marine Richard Jennings 

Marine Ronald Formoy.


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