POOLE, Benjamin John Buesnel

Known as: 
Benjy
Rank: 
Marine
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P062524U
Born: 
Tuesday, June 1, 1982
Died : 
Monday, July 28, 2008
Died in service
Age: 
26
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne. Benjamin Poole, from Jersey, collapsed and died from cardiac arrest at the end of an 18 mile mountain yomp training exercise. He was on a special forces selection course and was less than half a mile from the final checkpoint in the Brecon Beacons, and only three days from finishing the four-week selection programme.
[Sources: AFM ROH /  Inquest @ Brecon, Powys / BBC Mid Wales News online 17th Jan 2011].
 

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