COLLINS, Thomas Joseph
Friday, March 22, 1940
Friday, March 18, 1966
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Marine Thomas Collins was killed during a cross border operation to Sajingan Besar * in Indonesia. The operation, codenamed Lively Cricket, was against Indonesian forces who had been mortaring the 42 Commando base at Kampung Biawak, in Sarawak, Malaysia. Also killed in this operation Lieutenant Ian Clark. Sources: AFM ROH / RM Historical Society online / Online Publication Soldier an' Sailor Too Sir Peter Whitely Obituary in the Independent 13 Feb 2016. *Notes Location seen elsewhere as Sedjingan and Sebedang.
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