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ANDREWS, Trevor John

Sgt. Trevor Andrews was  a member of the SBS personnel who were on the submarine HMS Affray to carry out further training in exiting submarines etc. The submarine sank with all hands in Hurd Deep off Alderney in 1951. 

BAVIN, Richard Julian Ebblewhite

Lieut. Colonel Richard Bavin OBE was killed whilst on board a US Marine Corps transport plane that crashed into Mount Tobin, Nevada during a snowstorm.  18 US servicemen also died in the crash.  He was serving as the UK Royal Marines representative at the Quantico Education and Development Centre.
 
He had previously served in 42RM Commando during WW2, and was a member of the Commando Association. On the 8th June 1963 the then Major Bavin had been appointed OBE.
 

BROWNING, James Gardner

Cpl. Browning, HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM,  was reported missing presumed drowned, after the cessation of hostilities on the Falklands, when caught in a sudden squall whilst in a dinghy off Port Stanley. He had previously served in 45 Commando workshops. 

CAMPBELL, Gordon Alexander

Lance Corporal 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]
 
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CLARK, Ian Campbell

Lieut. Clark was killed during a cross border operation to Sajingan Besar * in Indonesia. He received a posthumous MiD for distinguished services in support of operations.
 
The operation, codenamed Lively Cricket,  was against Indonesian forces who had been mortaring the 42 Commando base at Kampung Biawak, in Sarawak, Malaysia.
 
Also killed in this operation
Marine Thomas Collins.
 

FARRAGHER, Kieran Joseph

Kieran Joe Farragher SAS

WO2 Kieran Farragher was serving with the SAS when he was killled in a climbing accident in Botswana. He had joined the SAS in 1973 having previously served in 95 Commando and 29 Commando Regt RA.

Sources
AFM ROH
Special Forces ROH website (+ image)
Commando Gunner website
 

HALFORD, Jack Lovell

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).

HENRY, John

Cpl. Henry was killed during operations in Malaya. His section were ambushed and pinned down in the Cameron Highlands and Cpl. Henry was killed as he went to get ammunition for them. [1]
 
Buried at Batu Gajah; later exhumed, cremated at Sek Keng Cheng Crematorium, Kuala Lumpur and ashes returned to the UK. [2]
 
Sources
[1] Account of Mne. Sherratt, HQ troop, in the book By Sea and Land, author Robin Neillands.

HOLLINGTON, Richard Humphrey

Mne Richard Hollington 40 Commando

Mne. Hollington, Bravo Company, died of wounds from an explosion that occurred on the 12th June 2010 whilst he was conducting a reassurance patrol in Afghanistan for the local nationals in an area to the south of Patrol Base Ezeray. He had been immediately evacuated to Bastion Role 3 Hospital where his condition was listed as critical. On 13 June 2010 he was transferred to the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. At 1108hrs BST on 20 June 2010, with his parents and brothers present, Marine Hollington sadly died of his wounds.

JENKINS, Gareth Stuart

Lieutenant Gareth Jenkins, a Royal Marine officer under training, died of natural causes during his Commando training at the Commando Training Centre, RM.
[Sources: Royal Navy / AFM ROH / The Exeter and Great Devon District Coroner’s office]
 

JONES, Michael Peter

Cpl. Michael Jones was killed 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]

LAMB, Ernest

Mne. Lamb died of wounds received during operations in Malaya. He was cremated at Sek Keng Cheng Crematorium, Kuala Lumpur and his ashes returned to the UK.

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