RM 1946 - present
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- 30 June 2011 (Acting Lieutenant Colonel) promoted Lieutenant Colonel .
Second Lieutenant Gardiner served in Hong Kong in 1970. [Source: Globe and Laurel Oct. 1970].
Corporal Robert Gardner was attached to HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM at the time of his death.
Marine Ivan Garner died during operations in Korea.
Marine Ian Gilmore died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Lieutenant Terence Glanville died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
With deep regret we have to record the death of Mne. John George Goatley*, who was drowned when the canoe of which he was in charge capsized under the bow of a river barge during a waterborne infiltration exercise with the Thames Metropolitan Police on the night of 14th November, 1951. We extend our great sympathies to his relatives in their tragic loss."
Marine Cyril Goodfellow, from Birmingham,
Marine Dale Gostick died whilst serving as a Viking operator in 3rd Troop, Armoured Support Company, at the Sangin crossing of the Helmand River, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. His troop were returning to their Forward Operating Base, after providing essential support to 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) Battle Group, when the Viking he was driving struck a suspected mine. Sadly, despite the best efforts of the medical team on site, Marine Gostick was pronounced dead at the scene.
Marine Alan Goulden died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
- M.C. (A/Captain 43RM Commando) for gallantry, zeal and skill during the attack on Sarande and the seizure of the Island of Solta. [1 +2].
Marine John Graham died during operations in Korea.
Colour Sergeant Norman Grant died in service whilst deployed overseas, cause of death not known to this archive.
Citation for the MC
Extract from the Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 02 December 1960
Marine Robert Griffin was killed during operations in the Falklands. He was attached to Task Force Landing Craft Squadron RM.
- 11 June 1977 (Colonel) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) .
 London Gazettes Supp. 39215, page 2389.
 National Archives file WO 373/129/123.
Captain Philip Guy, RM, died in a helicopter crash.
At around midnight GMT on Friday 21 March 2003, a US Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed south of the Kuwait border with US and UK personnel aboard; there were no survivors. Eight personnel from 3 Commando Brigade died in the accident, along with four US aircrew. [Source: MOD]
Colour Sergeant Jack Halford BEM was killed during operations in the Arabian Desert whilst seconded to the Northern Frontier Regiment on special duty with the forces of Muscat and Oman.
On the 2nd January 1945 it was announced in Gazettes that the then Corporal Jack Lovell Halford had been awarded the BEM (Military Division).
Marine Thomas Hall died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Thomas Hall died in service, cause of death not known to this archive.
Corporal Rowan Hannah died whilst deployed overseas with 42 Commando RM.
- 30 June 2010 promoted Lieutenant Colonel .
Marine Carl Harrison died in a traffic accident on the Arbroath to Friockheim road near to RM Condor.
Acting Lance Corporal Thomas Harrison, Company Intelligence Marine, 40 Commando Royal Marines, received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service for his exceptional service in providing his Company with first class intelligence that enabled them to make a major contribution to campaign success in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.
Lieutenant John Harwood died during operations in Korea. He is shown on the AFM ROH as buried at Tui Bong Cemetery, Yo-Do Island, Wonsan Harbour, Korea. His name is also on the memorial plaque at Pusan.
Marine Heath served in Hong Kong in 1970. [Source: Globe and Laurel Oct.
Marine Ralph Hebden, a veteran of Afghanistan, went missing after going for an early-morning run. His body was spotted in the sea by a passer-by 3 weeks later. A subsequent inquest heard how he drowned after falling from a cliff path in poor visibility, and a verdict of accidental death was recorded.
Marine Sholto Hedenskog, UK Landing Force Command Support Group, died in a helicopter crash.
1 July 2016 (Colonel) promoted Brigadier .
- 1943 (Acting Major)(40RM Commando) awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished services in operations leading to the capture of Termoli .
12th February 1946 (Captain)(Acting Lieutenant Colonel) received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished services in NW Europe .
Sergeant Samuel Hewitt died in a canoeing accident during a training exercise.
He had been attached to the Amphibious School from the Commando School for two weeks' training with the Special Boat Wing. The accident occurred when his canoe capsized during a night exercise. [Sources: AFM ROH / Globe and Laurel issue Mar-Apr 1952, p71.]Notes AFM ROH show his ship/unit as RMB Eastney.
- 12 June 1982 appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) .
Major Simon Hickman died of a tumour. He joined the Royal Marines in 1992 and served around the world including, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Porterdown and Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. [Source: AFM ROH / numerous press reports online]
Extract from the Daily Mirror - Saturday 24 July 1976"Commando killed in show:- A young commando died yesterday as 3,000 people watched a display by Marines at Lympstone. Devon. Corporal James Higgins, 26, was making a spectacular descent from a roof by a rope slide when the cable snapped. He fell 15ft. to the ground. " Sources AFM ROH
Lance Corporal Nigel Higgins died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
30 June 2013 (Acting Lieutenant Colonel) promoted Lieutenant Colonel .
Marine Hill served in Hong Kong in 1970. [Source: Globe and Laurel Oct.
Marine Martin Hill died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Glenn Hills died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
Marine Stanley Hills died whilst a prisoner of war in Korea.
Lieutenant Denis Hiscock was serving with HQ, 3 Commando Brigade RM at the time of his death.
The exact circumstances of the death of Marine Keith Hitchman are not known to this archive.
Marine Craig Hodgkinson, 4 Assault Sqn. RM, died of a heart attack whilst playing in a rugby match between the Royal Navy and Cornwall County.
A keen rugby player, Craig played throughout his school career, including games for the Scotland Under 18s XV. He also played for Glasgow Hawks and was a member of the team that toured South Africa in 2003 and were unbeaten in their three matches.
- 19 April 2002 (Warrant Officer Class 2) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April 2001 to 30th September 2001 .
Marine James Holloway was found dead on board the RFA Fort Rosalie which was moored in Dubai.A Royal Navy spokesman said: "We can confirm that Marine James Holloway died aboard RFA Fort Rosalie. The cause of death is still under investigation, however we can confirm it was not as a result of operational activity. Our thoughts and sympathies are with his family and friends at this sad time.” [Sources: AFM ROH / BBC online, Sun online newspaper, and other media outlets.]
- 19 March 2013 (Colonel) promoted Brigadier .
- 9 May 2018 promoted Major General .
- 8 June 2019 appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) .
Marine Kevin Holton died in service, cause of death not known to this archive.