MCKIBBEN, Robert Joseph

Known as: 
Frank
Rank: 
Marine
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P062679G
Born: 
Thursday, June 3, 1976
Died : 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
32
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne Robert McKibben

Mne. McKibben joined the Royal Marines at the age of 27 and, after completing Commando Training, joined J Company 42 Commando based in Plymouth. He was killed by an explosion in the Garmsir District of southern Helmand, at 1647 hrs local time, while operating as part of Task Force Helmand's Information Exploitation Group. He was taking part in a routine joint patrol with soldiers from the Afghan National Security Forces when his Jackal vehicle was struck by an explosive device [Source: MOD]


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