PALMER, Keith

Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P033392E
Born: 
Saturday, March 22, 1958
Died : 
Thursday, October 3, 1996
Died in service
Age: 
38
Sergeant Keith Palmer collapsed and died of a heart attack whilst returning from a sail training exhibition on board the Corps yacht, Saria Marie, off the coast of Guernsey.
 
He was an instructor at the Commando Training Centre RM,  a veteran of both the Falklands and Gulf wars, and had served for 22 years. 
[Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue Nov 1996, p2.]
 

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