ELLIOTT, Victor John Robert

Known as: 
Taff
Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
23664534
Born: 
Friday, January 2, 1942
Died : 
Saturday, October 2, 1965
Died in service
Age: 
23

Sergeant Victor Elliott , RHQ Tp Survey Sergeant, died of his injuries after a road traffic accident on the road from Nee Soon Singapore to Johore Bahru on the 21st September 1965.

Also died in this accident:
LBdr Brian Rasen COLDRON
Bdr Bernard COLLINS
LBdr Michael John O'NEILL
Bdr Albert Seaton TATE
 
The July 1966 edition of The Gunner magazine has this entry for 95 Commando (Light), "We had a dreadful tragedy when the families vehicle collided with a bus and we lost Sgt. V. J. R. Elliot, Bdrs. B. Collins and A. B. Tate, and L/Bdrs. M. J. O'Neill and B. Coldron. Our deepest sympathy always remain with their widows all of whom were in Singapore at the time." 
 
Sources
AFM ROH
The Royal Artillery Museum archivist
The Gunner magazine July 1966
Des Connelly 95 Cdo.
Commando Gunner website.
 

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