MACFARLANE, Walter Grant

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X 4743
Born: 
Thursday, July 4, 1929
Died : 
Wednesday, December 12, 1962
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
33
Sergeant Walter Macfarlane 42 Commando
Sergeant Walter Macfarlane, Lima Company, from Middlesborough, died during an action which resulted in the rescue of hostages taken and held at Limbang, Sarwak.
 
The following Commandos from 42 Commando RM also died in this action: 
 
 
Sources
AFM ROH
Newcastle Journal - Thursday 13 December 1962
British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
Image © Trinity Mirror.
 

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