DICK, Louis Timothy Mylius

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Tuesday, September 3, 1929
Died : 
Wednesday, May 9, 1956
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
26
Lieutenant Louis Dick died in Paphos when a bomb was thrown into his vehicle as reprisal for the Governor’s refusal to commute the death sentences passed on two convicted terrorists who would be hanged next morning May 10 and after which EOKA would in revenge immediately ‘execute’ two other British servicemen.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
British Cyprus Memorial Trust Book of Remembrance.
Birmingham Daily Post - Thursday 10 May 1956.
 

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