Sunday, January 1, 1950
Friday, July 23, 1976
Died in service
Corporal James Higgins was killed in an accident whilst taking part in a display.
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 Daily Mirror British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
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