Commando Roll of Honour after WW2
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Marine Alastair Adams died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine John Agnew died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Extract from an article in the Lancashire Telegraph 28th January 2004
Marine Lennard Allan was shot and killed during operations in the Unity Flats area of West Belfast. [Sources: AFM ROH /
Corporal Robin Allcorn, attached to 4 Assault Squadron, died as a result of a road traffic accident. [Source: Navy News Aug 2003.]
Marine Thomas Allen, Garrison Squadron, Commando Logistic Regiment RM, died as a result of a road traffic accident in Winchester.Sources AFM ROH Globe and Laurel, July - August 1977 edition. Navy News July 1977, p8.
Marine David Allin died in service, cause not known to this archive.
Corporal Clive Allison was attached to HMS Broadsword at the time of his death.
Marine Bernard Almond died in service, cause unknown to this archive.Notes Unit shown as on AFM ROH. His death was announced in Navy News issue Aug 1961, p10, with his unit shown as 41 Commando RM.
Marine William Andress died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Warwick Annandale died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Junior Marine Kevin Astley died in service, cause not known to this archive.
The headstone at the grave of Marine Kevin Atherton shows CTCRM.
Lieutenant Oliver Augustin and Marine Alexander MC of 42 Commando RM were killed by an Improvised Explosive Device whilst on patrol in the Loy Mandeh area of the Nad-e Ali district in Helmand province, Afghanistan. [Source: MOD]
Colour Sergeant Christopher Aven was attached to HQ Plymouth Garrison RM at the time of his death.
Extract from the Western Morning News - Thursday 12 October 1950
Marine Nicholas Bailey was serving with Comacchio Group RM at the time of his death.
Marine Robin Bainbridge died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Major Gary Baines died peacefully at home. His funeral was at St Mary Magdalene Church. [Sources: AFM ROH / numerous online media reports]
Marine Michael Baker died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Bugler Paul Baker died whilst deployed to Aden.
Major Stephen Ballard, HQ 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines, died of natural causes during operations in Iraq.
Corporal David Barnes died whilst serving at RM Deal. Details of any Commando service and circumstances of his death are not known to this archive.
Sergeant Paul Bartlett, S.B.S., died whilst taking part in operations in the Sangin valley, northern Helmand Province. [Source: MOD]
Marine Peter Bartlett died in an accident in Thailand.
Corporal David Beatson was serving at RMB Stonehouse at the time of his death.
Corporal Ian Beckett died in service, cause not known to this archive.
Lance Corporal John Beeson died in Germany in a traffic accident. [Sources: AFM ROH / SFROH website.]
Corporal Samuel Bell was serving with HQ Commando Forces at the time of his death.
Corporal Jarvis Belsey died during operations in Korea.
BEVAN, Christopher J, Marine, P040432F,
Marine Stephen Beveridge, from Stockport, fell more than 450ft to his death during a training exercise in the Scottish Highlands. [Source: AFM ROH / Manchester Evening News online 15 Feb.2007]
Corporal Marc Birch died whilst deployed on operations with X-Ray Company, 45 Commando Group, Royal Marines. The company was conducting an operation alongside Afghan National Army troops to dominate areas posing a dangerous threat to British forces and the local Afghan population. Whilst acting as Second-in-Command of the Quick Reaction Force in support of a company operation, Corporal Birch was killed by a suspected enemy suicide bomber.
Corporal Daniel Bird died in a road traffic collision in Braunton. He was based at RMB Chivenor. [Sources: AFM ROH / BBC News online 10th July 2012]
Marine Steven Birdsall died during operations in Afghanistan.
Marine Victor Blake died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Thomas Bond died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Arthur Booton was serving at RMB Eastney at the time of his death.
Marine Keith Bounsall died whilst deployed overseas with 40 Commando RM.
Marine Mark Brereton died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Corporal James Brough died in Palestine.
Marine Adam Brown died during operations in Afghanistan.
He was conducting a reassurance patrol as part of 3 Troop, Alpha Company 40 RM Cdo., to provide security for the locals in the area. At approximately 1750hrs on Sunday 1 August, there was an explosion in the vicinity of his patrol base and he was killed instantly in the blast. [Source: MOD]
Corporal James Browning, HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM, was reported missing presumed drowned, after the cessation of hostilities on the Falklands, when caught in a sudden squall whilst in a dinghy off Port Stanley. He had previously served in 45 Commando workshops.
Marine John Bryant died in a road traffic accident.
Dec 1941 - Nov. 1942 Argyll Home Guard aged 17.
Lieutenant Paul Budgen died whilst deployed oversees. The cause of his death is not known to this archive.
Capt. John Buscall died whilst serving at the Commando School RM. 
In 1942 the then PLY/X 561 Sgt John Allan Buscall RM was promoted Lieutenant. 
In August 1943 on their formation, he joined 46RM Commando and served with with 'Z' troop of 46RM Commando. 
He received a MID for distinguished services in NW Europe whilst Lieutenant (Acting Major). 
Marine Glenn Butcher died in service, cause of death not known to this archive.
Marine Philip Cain, a RM recruit, died of a short but fatal illness during his training at the CTCRM. [Sources; AFM ROH / Nottingham Post online family announcement.]
Marine David Calway was shot and killed in the back streets of the Crescent area of Aden whilst in civilian clothes.Sources AFM ROH The Times 18th May 1967 Roll of Honour database www.roll-of-honour.com
Lance Corporal Duncan Cameron died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Richard Campbell-Smith was four weeks from the end of his 32-week course at the Commando Training Centre in Lympstone, Devon, when he reportedly scratched his legs while running. He was admitted to the base medical unit, and later taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital where he died on 2 November.
A post-mortem examination showed heart and respiratory failure, and traces of infection with the toxin Panton Valentine Leukocidin were found. A verdict of accidental death was recorded.[Sources: AFM ROH / BBC News report online]
Marine Simon Carr was serving with 4 ASRM at the time of his death.
Marine Dean Carter died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine William Cates died in Libya. The cause of his death is not known to this archive.
Marine William Cattell from Birmingham was found shot dead in South Vietnam whilst absent from his unit in Plymouth since April. He was found on Highway 555 leading to Quang Tri city.Sources AFM ROH Birmingham Daily Post - Thursday 03 August 1972 British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
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]
Malaya Historical Group.
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
Extract from the Daily Mirror - Saturday 22 February 1964
Colour Sergeant Gerald Cheetham died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Musician Graham Chivers, HQ, 3 Commando Bde RM, died in Malta.
Marine Mark Clements died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Richard Cobb died whilst at the Commando School RM.
Lance Bombardier Brian Coldron died in a road traffic accident on the road from Nee Soon Singapore to Johore Bahru.
Also died in this accident:
Corporal Vivian Collier was serving at HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM at the time of his death.
Bombardier Bernard Collins died in a road traffic accident on the road from Nee Soon Singapore to Johore Bahru.
Marine Paul Collins died following the crash of a Lynx helicopter in Basra City on Saturday 6 May 2006.
Company Sergeant Major Horace Colwill died in Egypt.
Private Thomas Cresswell died overseas and is buried in Germany. The headstone at his grave states, "First on the rope. A beloved son. Died in life saving attempt."Sources: CWGC main entry and headstone file. Notes The CWGC entry records his secondary unit as "Formerly Holding Operational Commando.
Corporal Robert Cunningham was serving with HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM at the time of his death.
Marine Samuel Cunningham was found dead at Deering block, Chivenor.
Corporal Stephen Curley died in an explosion whilst conducting a foot patrol in the Sangin area to reassure the local nationals and understand their concerns. [Source: MOD]
Gunner Robert Cutting, aged 18, from Blackley Manchester, was shot dead at 4am whilst on foot patrol at the junction of Lepper Street and Stratheden Street, in the New Lodge area of Belfast. This was a blue on blue incident.
A chronology of the Northern Ireland Conflict September- October 1972 entitled The Troubles issue 17 describes the tragic incident and states a Marine was also seriously injured after 2 patrols mistook each other for gunmen.
Extract from the Aberdeen Press and Journal
Marine Anthony David was fatally wounded on 16 September whilst on mobile patrol on the Falls Road, Belfast. He died a month later. [Sources: AFM ROH / NIVets.org]
Corporal Michael Davies died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Corporal Ivor Davis was attached to HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM at the time of his death.