Kranji Military Cemetery Singapore

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DANELLS, Peter John Godfrey

Corporal Peter Danells 40 Commando
Peter Danells
40 Cdo. RM
Corporal Peter Danells died [1] when struck on the temple by a piece of shrapnel during a cross border operation (Op. Claret) in Sarawak [2].  The patrol came under small arms and mortar fire. Peter was hit by mortar bomb shrapnel and was carried back across the border by the section [3].


40 Cdo. RM
Corporal Michael Marriott died during operations in Sarawak, Borneo.
Extract from the Birmingham Daily Post 
"Cpl. Michael Marriott aged 21, whose home is at Langer Lane Chesterfield and who was killed in action against Indonesian terrorists in Sarawak on New Year's Day, died gallantly his parents were told yesterday.

SMITH, Derek

45 Cdo. RM
Marine Derek Smith was shot and killed by a Malayan Police Inspector. He was originally buried in Pasir Panjang Cemetery before being reinterred at Kranji.
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 17 January 1953.

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