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ATKINS, Steven Mark

RM Poole
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Marine Steven Atkins received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st February 1979 to 30th April 1979 [1].
  • 1982 awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [2].
Sources

BRICE, Ian William

SBS
Mentioned in Despatches

Sergeant Ian Brice, S.B.S., received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations on South Georgia and patrols in the Mount Kent region of the Falklands.

Sources
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
National Archives file WO373/188/205.

DANCE, Graham

Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Graham Dance, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations in the South Atlantic.

JAMES, Kevin Michael

Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Kevin James was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August to 31st October 1978 [1].
 
In 1982 Sergeant James Q.G.M., RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches for his service during operations in the South Atlantic [2].
 

SNELSON, Paul Francis

RM Poole
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Died in service
Colour Sergeant Paul Francis Snelson B.E.M., serving at RM Poole died [1] on Bovington range as a result of a mine accident [2].
 
He was awarded the B.E.M. in 1977 whilst a Royal Marines Corporal [3].
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH

TURNER, James William

RM Poole
Died in service
Lieutenant James Turner drowned at Loch Long, Argyllshire, during a training exercise where he was to be landed from the submarine HMS Orpheus without the need for it to surface.
[Source: AFM ROH / Navy News Feb 1977 p.23 / Cold Water Command authors Dan Conley & Richard Woodman.]
 
Also killed 

WALTON, Richard Anthony Carl

Royal Marines
Died in service unknown cause

Colour Sergeant Richard Walton was serving at RMDIV Leconfield at the time of his death.

Richard Walton joined the Royal Marines in 1985 and served 2 days short of 20 years. During his career he served at Poole, 40 Commando, Commando Logistics Regiment, 42 Commando, CTCRM, and SBS. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue 1st June 2005.]


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