CAMPBELL, Gordon Alexander

Known as: 
Gordy
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P054965X
Born: 
Saturday, September 30, 1978
Died : 
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Died in service
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Gordon Alexander Campbell RM
LCpl. Gordon Campbell was killed during training  at the Pontrilas Army Training Area near Hereford involving fast roping from a helicopter. During his nine years in the Corps he had served in Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan.
 
His funeral with full military honours, took place at Oldmeldrum Parish Church, Aberdeenshire.  [Sources: AFM ROH / MOD / BBC Online]
 
Notes
Rank shown on AFM ROH database is Marine, however all online reports show rank as Lance Corporal including a statement from the MOD in the  Daily Telegraph.
 

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