Waynes Keep Military Cemetery Nicosia Cyprus

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ARMOUR, Thomas

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Thomas Armour, HQ 3 Commando Bde.,  died in a road accident.
[Source: AFM ROH / British Cyprus Memorial Trust Book of Remembrance.]
 

BALDWIN, David

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Sergeant David Baldwin died near Akanthou in the Karpas Peninsula during operations in Cyprus. He and Marine David Whitham were killed when their patrol landed by helicopter and came under ‘friendly fire’.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
Cyprus Emergency Deaths 1955-1960.
British Cyprus Memorial Trust Book of Remembrance.
 
 

BLAKEWAY, Benet Carr

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Benet Blakeway, HQ 3 Commando Brigade, died during operations in Cyprus. He, and QMS Alfred Wheeler, both perished from exposure on anti-terrorist operations after their vehicle fell into a deep gully in the Troodos Mountains during a blizzard [1].

DICK, Louis Timothy Mylius

40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Louis Dick died in Paphos when a bomb was thrown into his vehicle as reprisal for the Governor’s refusal to commute the death sentences passed on two convicted terrorists who would be hanged next morning May 10 and after which EOKA would in revenge immediately ‘execute’ two other British servicemen.
 

LAMB, Kenneth

Mne Kenneth Lamb 45 Commando
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Kenneth Lamb died during operations in Cyprus. He was accidentally shot and killed on anti-terrorist operations in the Troodos Mountains during the Cyprus emergency. They were reinforcing a Greek Police Station in Agros at the time. 
 
[Source: AFM ROH /  British Cyprus Memorial Trust Book of Remembrance.]
 

ROBERTS, Terence

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Terence Roberts died in an ambush at Pano Amiandos, a village in a densely wooded area of the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus.
 

WHITHAM, David Glyn

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine David Whitham died near Akanthou in the Karpas Peninsula during operations in Cyprus. He and Sgt. David Baldwin were killed when their patrol landed by helicopter and came under ‘friendly fire’.
 

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