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ALEXANDER, Charles

Marine
RM 9234
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Charles Alexander, 'X' troop, died of wounds after an ambush in South Perak, Malaya. Mne. Alexander was mortally wounded, Cpl. Ireland was killed, and Mne. King and Lt. Langley were both wounded [1][2].

CHADWICK, James

Marine
PO/X5282
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine James Chadwick died when a 3 tonne vehicle he was driving ran off the road during the hours of darkness in the Lenggong area of Malaya.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
Malayan Emergency Commonwealth Deaths 1948-1960.

The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
 

CHERRY, Roland John

Marine
RM 9447
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Roland Cherry died in the British Military Hospital Meetajam, Malaya.
 
Sources:
AFM ROH.
Malayan Emergency Commonwealth Deaths 1948-1960.
 

CLARK, Robert Anthony

Marine
RM 8810
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Robert Clark died of wounds during operations in Malaya.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
Malayan Emergency Commonwealth Deaths 1948-1960.
 
Notes
Surname spelt CLARKE at second source above.
 

COOP, James Barry

Lieutenant
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant James Coop, 'X' troop, was shot and killed when a patrol he was leading was ambushed about eight miles from Kuala Kangsar, Perak, by a strong force of communist terrorists. Also killed was Corporal R.T. Ryder.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.

DAYES, George Alan

Marine
RM 8330
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Dayes died [1] when his patrol through the jungle in Perak, Malaya, was ambushed by bandits. [2].
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH
[2] Citation for TSM Dewi Morgan DCM [view].
 

RYDER, Raymond Thomas

Marine (Acting Corporal)
CH/X 4147
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Acting Corporal Raymond Ryder was shot and killed whilst part of a patrol that was ambushed by a strong force of communist terrorists about eight miles from Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Also killed was Lieutenant J.B. Coop.

Sources
AFM ROH
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
 

TAYLOR, Maurice Jack

Sergeant
CH/X 1620
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Maurice Taylor travelling in the rear vehicle of the morning convoy to Gerik was fatally wounded when the column was ambushed by communist terrorists.  He died a few days later.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
 

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