MACFARLANE, Walter Grant

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
'42 Commando RM'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 4743
Born: 
Thursday, July 4, 1929
Died : 
Wednesday, December 12, 1962
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
33
Local Roll of Honour: 
Sergeant Walter Macfarlane 42 Commando

Sergeant Walter Macfarlane, Lima Company, from Middlesborough, died during an action which resulted in the rescue of hostages taken and held at Limbang, Sarwak.

Source: AFM ROH.
[Image] Newcastle Journal - Thursday 13 December 1962. British Newspaper Archive (britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
Image © Trinity Mirror.
 
Notes
Four other Commandos from 'L' Company also died - see names below.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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