LOVE, Michael David
Honours & Awards:
Saturday, August 22, 1959
Wednesday, May 19, 1982
Died on active service
Roll of Honour:
Corporal Michael Love, Royal Marines, 846 Naval Air Squadron, was killed in a helicopter crash due to a bird strike in the Falklands.
Citation for the DSMCorporal Love had completed seven operational sorties in very hazardous conditions. He played a vital part in the success of these missions and displayed remarkable skill, bravery and resilience during periods of intense activity. Sadly, he was later killed in a flying accident but his great contribution to the success of the Squadron's operations will always remain a source of inspiration. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue April 2014 / London Gazettes Supp. 49134, page 12839.]
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