YATES, Philip James
'45 Commando RM'
Thursday, April 29, 1971
Monday, February 15, 1993
Died in service
Local Roll of Honour:
Marine Philip Yates, 'Z' Company, died during the annual deployment to Norway. He and 2 others were found unconscious in a tent whilst sheltering from a whiteout during an exercise. They were casevaced to a hospital at Gjorvik by a 3 Commando Bde. Lynx helicopter where one was revived, but Marine Yates and Marine William Reed were found to be dead on arrival through asphyxiation caused by the men's cooker. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News March 1993 edition]
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