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Cpl. Allison was attached to HMS Broadsword at the time of his death.
The headstone at the grave of Marine Kevin Atherton shows CTCRM.
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.
Sgt Bartlett was killed whilst taking part in operations in the Sangin valley, northern Helmand Province. [Source: MOD]
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.
Marine Thomas Bell was serving at the Commando Training Centre RM at the time of his death. [Sources: AFM ROH / SFROH website]
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.
Marine Philip Cain, a RM recruit, died of a short but fatal illness during his training at the CTCRM. [Sources; AFM ROH / Nottingham Post online family announcement.]
Marine Richard Campbell-Smith was four weeks from the end of his 32-week course at the Commando Training Centre in Lympstone, Devon, when he reportedly scratched his legs while running. He was admitted to the base medical unit, and later taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital where he died on 2 November.
A post-mortem examination showed heart and respiratory failure, and traces of infection with the toxin Panton Valentine Leukocidin were found. A verdict of accidental death was recorded.[Sources: AFM ROH / BBC News report online]
The death of CSgt. Earl was published in the Aug.'92 edition of Navy News where it additionally showed 'CGRM.'
Mne. Ferris was posted to HMS Endurance at the time of his death
Cpl. Fitzsimmons died when the Puma helicopter he was travelling in crashed during operations. [Source: AFM ROH / Media reports online.]
Extract from the Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 02 December 1960
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.
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