DUNN, Anthony John

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 18603
Born: 
Monday, March 1, 1943
Died : 
Friday, May 5, 1967
Died on active service
Location: 
Age: 
24
Mne. Dunn was a passenger in a Scout military helicopter which crashed in Aden killing all on board.
 
A Scout from 13 Flt, 653 Sqn, (XT635) flew into a hillside during a night patrol at Jebal, on 5 May 1967, killing the two crew from 13 Flt, Lt David Anthony Morgan, RASC/RCT and Cpl Christopher Timothy Gibb, REME (23), and the two passengers: Anthony John Dunn, 45 Commando, Royal Marines (24) and Taff Iles, also known as John, Royal Engineers, serving with 22 Special Air Service.
 
[Sources: AFM ROH /  The website British Army and Royal Marine Aviation.]
 

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