CLARK, Ian Campbell
Unit / Base:
'42 Commando RM'
Honours & Awards:
Tuesday, March 2, 1937
Wednesday, March 16, 1966
Killed in action or died of wounds
Local Roll of Honour:
Lieutenant Ian Clark died during a cross border operation to Sajingan Besar*, Indonesia.
He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches for distinguished service in support of operations and had previously served in Aden with 45 Commando RM.
The operation, codenamed Lively Cricket, was against Indonesian forces who had been mortaring the 42 Commando base at Kampung Biawak, in Sarawak, Malaysia.
- Marine Thomas Collins also died in this operation [see linked content below].
Navy News Jan 1967
Sir Peter Whiteley obituary in The Independent 13 Feb 2016
London Gazette 44196, page 13457.
[Image] Bob Howden (served in 42 Cdo.RM).
Primary Roll of Honour:
Photo of Commando in Gallery: