Batu Gajah Christian Cemetery Malaya

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42 Cdo. RM
Marine Bryan Eatough was shot during an ambush in Malaya.
[Sources: AFM ROH / Account of Mne. Eric Blyth, 42 Cdo. in By Sea and Land, author Robin Neillands.]

MACKAY, Peter Lewis

42 Cdo. RM
Captain Peter Mackay died in Malaya. He was awarded the M.C.,[1] for gallant and distinguished service during an action in which he was shot in the head at Perak Malaya on the 1st May 1951[2]. He died 4 days later [3]. He was leading a charge by his patrol of 11 men against bandit forces firing from a ridge above them [2].

NEVARD, Ernest John

45 Cdo. RM
Marine Ernest Nevard was killed when ambushed in a jeep along the Tapah-Chenderiang Road in Perak. 
Also killed was Marine David Charles Keyes [view].
Malaya online Historical Group.
Birmingham Daily Gazette - Saturday 16 September 1950.

PARR, Dennis

45 Cdo. RM

Marine Dennis Parr was killed during operations in Malaya. Also killed in the same incident was Marine Leslie Turner where we have an account of his death.

Click on Mne. Turner's name for full account.

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