THOBURN, Michael Howarth

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
3rd Raiding Squadron RM
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
P041085M
Born: 
Wednesday, October 30, 1963
Died : 
Saturday, February 1, 1986
Died in service
Age: 
22

Marine Michael Thoburn from High Spen, Gateshead, died from injuries received after falling from the British Forces HQ building  HMS Tamar in Hong Kong. He was off duty and had been drinking at the time and was last seen walking to the 16th floor of the building where there was a club located. An inquest at Gateshead revealed an open verdict.

Sources
AFM ROH.
Article in the Newcastle Journal 19 June 1986.
 
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