CECIL, John

Rank: 
Colour Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P043777V
Born: 
Friday, July 28, 1967
Died : 
Friday, March 21, 2003
Died on active service
Age: 
35
CSgt. John Cecil

Colour Sergeant John Cecil,  UK Landing Force Command Support Group, died in a helicopter crash.

At around midnight GMT on Friday 21 March 2003, a US Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed south of the Kuwait border with US and UK personnel aboard; there were no survivors. Eight personnel from 3 Commando Brigade died in the accident, along with four US aircrew. [Source: MOD]


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