JEFFERY, Reginald

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 20777
Born: 
Sunday, July 11, 1943
Died : 
Sunday, June 23, 1963
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Reginald Jeffery died whilst deployed to Aden [1].  He was part of a training party that accidentally strayed across into Yemen and was ambushed. Four of the party were killed, one of these being L/Cpl Reginald Jeffery, who at the time was attached from 45 Commando RM to Headquarters Middle East Command [2].
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH
[2] The Story of 45 Commando Royal Marines 1943 - 1971, author David Young.
 

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