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BEWLEY, Neil

Marine
PO33524C
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Neil Bewley was shot and killed during operations in Turf Lodge, Belfast, Northern Ireland. [Source:  AFM ROH / Northern Ireland - An Agony Continued author Ken Wharton.]
 

CUTTING, Robert Steven

Gnr Robert Cutting 29 Commando
Gunner
24167846
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Died on active service

Gunner Robert Cutting, aged 18, from Blackley Manchester, was shot dead at 4am whilst on foot patrol at the junction of Lepper Street and Stratheden Street, in the New Lodge area of Belfast. This was a blue on blue incident.

DAVID, Anthony Philip

Marine
PO27102T
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Anthony David was fatally wounded on 16 September whilst on mobile patrol on the Falls Road, Belfast. He died a month later. [Sources: AFM ROH / NIVets.org]

GILBERT, Adam

Marine
P046138Q
42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Adam Gilbert was the victim of an accidental shooting when his patrol tried to stop a stolen car at a checkpoint on the New Lodge Road, Belfast.

LEACH, Dennis Alfred

Corporal
P028362E
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Dennis Leach was killed by the blast from an an IRA bomb hidden at an observation post at Drummuckavall, Northern Ireland. Also killed was Marine Michael Southern. 
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
NI Vets.org
Northern Ireland - An Agony Continued author Ken Wharton.

MACKLIN, James

Marine
P027765H
42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James Macklin was fatally wounded whilst on patrol in North Belfast .
 

Extract from the Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 29 March 1974

REED, Derek Bernard

Sergeant
P023040J
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Derek Reed, attached to 652 Squadron, Army Air Corps, was killed with three other NCOs, by a booby trap bomb, as they got into their car outside the Knock-na-Moe Hotel in Omagh.
[Source: AFM ROH / NIVets.org]
 

SHAW, John Joseph

Mne John Shaw 40 Commando
Marine
P029899H
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine John Shaw died [1] from injuries received in a road traffic collision in Northern Ireland [2]
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH.
[2] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Major J.C. Beadle, MBE, MC, RM.

SOUTHERN, Michael John

Marine
P029081M
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Michael Southern was killed by the blast from an an IRA bomb hidden at an observation post at Drummuckavall, Northern Ireland. 
Also killed was Corporal Dennis Alfred Leach. 

SWAIN, Ivor William

Sgt Swain 29 Commando
Sergeant
23824074
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Died on active service
Sergeant Ivor Swain died during operations in Northern Ireland [1]. Ivor was a well respected Sergeant in 8 Alma Commando Battery, 29 Commando RA. He was killed when his Land Rover patrol was called out to investigate a reported incident.

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