Aden, Radfan, South Arabia Federation
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Bugler Paul Baker died whilst deployed to Aden.
Marine David Calway was shot and killed in the back streets of the Crescent area of Aden whilst in civilian clothes.Sources AFM ROH The Times 18th May 1967 Roll of Honour database www.roll-of-honour.com
 London Gazette Supp. 44558, page 3863.
 National Archives file WO373/138/70.
Marine David Esseen died whilst deployed to Aden.
Marine Richard Hydes, from Bracebridge Lincoln, died in a live firing training accident outside Dhala camp, Aden, while preparing for the initial Radfan operation. A newly introduced GPMG went off accidentally whilst the gunner was moving position and hit his number two, Marine Hydes, who was ahead of the gunner locating a new fire position.
Corporal Edward McGrath died during fighting between dissident tribesmen in the Radfan mountains.
Extract from the Coventry Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 12 September 1967
Marine David Muir died whilst deployed overseas to Aden, cause of death not known to this archive.
- 1st January 1963 (Major) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) .
- 1968 (Lieutenant Colonel) received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Aden .
Marine James Pettigrew died whilst deployed overseas to Aden, cause of death not known to this archive.
- Additionally awarded the Military Medal for distinguished service in operations in the Radfan Area, Western Aden Protectorate between the 9th to 15th February 1965 .
Marine Roy Swindell died whilst deployed overseas to Aden, cause of death not known to this archive.
Marine Kenneth Whitaker died whilst deployed overseas to Aden, cause of death not known to this archive.
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