SOUTHERN, Michael John

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P029081M
Born: 
Saturday, September 18, 1954
Died : 
Tuesday, August 13, 1974
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Marine Michael Southern was killed by the blast from an explosion during operations in Northern Ireland.
 
Also killed
Cpl. Dennis Alfred Leach
 
They were both killed by an IRA bomb hidden at an observation post at Drummuckavall. 
[Source:  AFM ROH / NI Vets.org / Northern Ireland - An Agony Continued author Ken Wharton.]
 

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