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Cpl. Allison was attached to HMS Broadsword at the time of his death.
CSgt. Aven was attached to HQ Plymouth Garrison RM at the time of his death.
Corporal David Barnes died whilst serving at RM Deal. Details of any Commando service and circumstances of his death are not known to this archive.
Cpl. David Beatson was serving at RMB Stonehouse at the time of his death.
Cpl. Samuel Bell was serving with HQ Commando Forces at the time of his death.
Cpl. Daniel Bird was killed in a road traffic collision in Braunton. He was based at RMB Chivenor. [Sources: AFM ROH / BBC News online 10th July 2012]
Marine Arthur Booton was serving at RMB Eastney at the time of his death.
Mne. Ferris was posted to HMS Endurance at the time of his death
Corporal Lee Fitzsimmons died when the Puma helicopter he was travelling in crashed during operations. [Source: AFM ROH / Media reports online.]
Citation for the MC
Extract from the Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 02 December 1960
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
Captain Tomasz Jennings died during operations in Afghanistan.
Corporal Michael Jones died during operations in Southern Afghanistan. He joined the Royal Marines aged 18 on 8 February 1999. Through eight years of meritorious service, he served on operations in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. [Source: MOD]
Marine Christopher Lelittka, 846 Naval Air Sqn. RM, was killed in an abseiling accident at Stonehouse. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue Apr. 2014.]
Corporal Clive Lidiard was serving at RM Deal at the time of his death.
The death of Corporal Brian Loveday was reported in Navy News issue December 1960 page 6 which records 'RM Commando' after his name.
Capt. Geoffrey Lunness was serving at RM Deal at the time of his death.
Marine Christopher Maddison, 9 Assault Sqn. RM, died of shrapnel wounds after his landing craft came under fire on a river patrol near Basra last March. An initial investigation by the Royal Military Police blamed his death on an Iraqi ambush, but a Royal Navy board of inquiry concluded that he had been killed by fire from his own side.
Lieutenant Kevin McKeown RM was serving with the Army Air Corps at the time of his death.
In 1986 he was also part of the newly reformed Army Air Corps Eagles helicopter display team. [Sources: AFM ROH / Flight International magazine 28 June 1986, p14 [view here]]
Corporal Robert Middleton was serving at the Infantry Training Centre Royal Marines at the time of his death.
Marine Richard Moule was serving with Comacchio Coy. RM at the time of his death.
Sergeant Peter Edward Page died whilst serving at RMB Eastney. Details of any Commando service and circumstances of his death are not known to this archive.
Marine John Payne was serving at the Infantry Training Centre Royal Marines at the time of his death.
Corporal Ronald Peters was serving at RMB Eastney at the time of his death.
Colonel Pickup died suddenly whilst posted as a defence advisor in Pretoria South Africa.
Richard Allan Pickup joined the Royal Marines in 1983 after university and was awarded the Sword of Honour at the CTCRM.
After operational deployments to Northern Ireland and training in the Arctic, he was selected for Special Forces training and joined the SBS, later commanding the unit from 2000 until 2004 when he was appointed commander of the UK Forces in Kosovo.
He also led the task force which spearheaded the British campaign in Afghanistan.
Sergeant Geoffrey Pope was serving at the training establishement HMS Raleigh at the time of his death.
Marine Alan Privett was serving at the RM Depot Deal at the time of his death.
Corporal Raymond Quick was serving at RM Deal at the time of his death.
Corporal Duncan Regler was serving at HMS Northwood at the time of his death.
Marine Nicholas Sackville was serving on HMS Intrepid at the time of his death.
Warrant Officer Malcolm Stapleton was serving with the RM Careers Service at the time of his death. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue July 1992, p32.]
Sgt. Steven Thornton was serving at the Commando Helicopter Force HQ at the time of his death.
Mne. Stephen Wakerly was attached to HMS Warrior, Northwood, at the time of his death.
C/Sgt. Walton was serving at RMDIV Leconfield at the time of his death.
Richard Walton joined the Royal Marines in 1985 and served 2 days short of 20 years. During his career he served at Poole, 40 Commando, Commando Logistics Regiment, 42 Commando, CTCRM, and SBS. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue 1st June 2005.]
Mne. Bernard Wooton was serving at RMB Eastney at the time of his death.