CLARK, Ian Campbell

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Tuesday, March 2, 1937
Died : 
Wednesday, March 16, 1966
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
29
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lieutenant Ian Clark died during a cross border operation to Sajingan Besar * in Indonesia. He received a posthumous MiD for distinguished services in support of operations.
 
The operation, codenamed Lively Cricket,  was against Indonesian forces who had been mortaring the 42 Commando base at Kampung Biawak, in Sarawak, Malaysia.
 
Also died in this operation
Marine Thomas Collins.
 
Sources:
AFM ROH
Navy News Jan 1967
Online Publication Soldier an' Sailor Too 
Sir Peter Whiteley obituary in The Independent 13 Feb 2016
London Gazettes Supp. 44196, page 13457
 
*Notes
Location seen elsewhere as Sedjingan and Sebedang
 

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