Norway (ROH)

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FORRET, Andrew

45 Cdo. RM
Died in service
Warrant Officer Class 2 Andrew Forret, 'Z' Company,  died during the annual deployment to Norway.  He was sitting in the cab of a BV 202 oversnow vehicle in which he had been awaiting the return of an overdue patrol group in atrocious weather. He was poisoned by exhaust fumes on a faulty vehicle. 

PIKE, Robert Allat

Cdo. Log. Regt.
Died in service

Marine Robert Pike died during winter training exercises in Norway when a 20 tonne vehicle plunged into a river at Skoelv.  [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue Apr 1993, p36.]

STANSFIELD, Christian John

RM Reserve
Died in service
Marine Christian Stansfield, RMR Merseyside, collapsed and died of natural causes during a training mission in Norway. Christian joined the Royal Marines at the age of 17 and had served three tours of duty in Northern Ireland as well as a spell in Afghanistan.

THOMAS, Peter

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Died in service unknown cause
Marine Peter Thomas, 539 Assault Squadron, was deployed to Norway at the time of his death.  [Sources: AFM ROH / Palace Barracks Memorial website.]
 

VAN DER HORST, Richard Evert

SBS
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Queen's Commendation for Bravery
Died in service
Lieutenant Colonel Richard Evert van der Horst OBE, Officer Commanding the Special Boat Service, died in a diving accident during an amphibious exercise off Norway on March 7 2005; he died on March 14. 
  • 1984 joined the Royal Marines as a university cadet entrant and passed out in 1988 with the Sword of Honour *.

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