BIRDSALL, Steven James

Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
Friday, October 6, 1989
Died : 
Monday, June 14, 2010
Killed in action or died of wounds
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine Steven Birdsall
Marine Steven Birdsall died during operations in Afghanistan. 
During the late afternoon of Sunday 13 June 2010, Bravo Company was providing security to Royal Engineers who were reinforcing the defences at one of the UK Check Points in Sangin.
At approximately 1629hrs local time, Marine Birdsall received a gunshot wound and was immediately evacuated to Camp Bastion's Role 3 Hospital where his condition was listed as critical.
On 14 June 2010, he was transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where at 1229hrs Marine Birdsall sadly died of his wounds. [Source: MOD]
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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