GILLINGHAM, Graham John

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 20270
Born: 
Saturday, October 24, 1942
Died : 
Monday, December 24, 1962
Died in service
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne. Gillingham was accidentally shot and killed when the gun of another Marine went off in a busy market place in Brunei. The Sultan of Brunei paid for his body to be cremated and his ashes sent back to his mother, who by that time had moved to Radford Semele, Warwickshire. [Sources: AFM ROH / Article in The Warwick Courier 15/11/2013]
 

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