WILSON, David McDonald

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 21814
Born: 
Wednesday, May 30, 1945
Died : 
Tuesday, May 26, 1964
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne David Wilson 45 Commando
Mne. Wilson, a radio operator with 'X' Company, was shot and killed during a raid on the Wadi Dhubsan, Aden. [1]
 
Media reported that he was killed by a sniper whilst pushing down Wadi Dhubsan, one of the most inaccessible rebel held areas of Radfan, about 60 miles north of Aden. [2]
 
Source
AFM ROH
[1]  Jimmy Barr 45 Cdo. via BBC, In Living Memory - The Armed Forces Memorial By Colette Hooper.
[2] Roll of Honour databe www.roll-of-honour.com
[2] The Times 27th May 1964 and 28th May 1964.
 

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