PHILLIPS, Keith

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO39185R
Born: 
Monday, October 1, 1962
Died : 
Friday, June 11, 1982
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
19

Marine Keith Phillips was killed during operations on the Falkland Islands.

He was part of a returning patrol from 45 Commando when they were mistaken by British forces for the enemy. He was killed along with Sgt. Robert Leeming,  Cpl. Peter Fitton, and Cpl. Andy Uren. This was just before the main assault on Two Sisters, Falkland Islands. [Source: The Royal Marines Association Falkland Islands Branch]


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