O'CONNOR, David George

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO60471A
Born: 
Sunday, June 16, 1985
Died : 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal David George O'Connor

Corporal O’Connor, 'Charlie' Company, serving as part of Transition Support Unit Nahr-e Saraj, was participating in a patrol to conduct low level training with the Afghan Local Police. While en route to conduct that training, the patrol came under small arms fire near the village of Char Kutsa. As a result of the engagement Corporal O’Connor was fatally injured. Also killed was Corporal Channing Day who served in 3 Medical Regiment. [Source:  MOD]


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