SMITH, Darren James

Known as: 
Daz
Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
30037291
Born: 
Sunday, December 6, 1981
Died : 
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Killed in action or died of wounds
Operations: 
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne Darren Smith 45 Commando

Mne. Smith, 'X Ray' Company, was based in Forward Operating Base Nolay in southern Sangin. He was wounded in an ambush by Taliban fire and despite the efforts of his colleagues, he tragically died of his wounds en-route to the medical facilities at Camp Bastion.

He joined X-ray Company in July 2008 immediately after completing Royal Marines Commando Recruit Training.

[Source: MOD]


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