Plymouth, Weston Mill Crematorium

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Comacchio Gp. RM

Marine Dean Carter died when he slipped off a cliff top footpath near Plymouth. His body was found near Stoke Beach and he is believed to have slipped when part of the footpath collapsed.

Navy News published 1st August 1995.


CSgt. John Cecil
3 Cdo. Bde. RM

Colour Sergeant John Cecil,  UK Landing Force Command Support Group, died in a helicopter crash.

At around midnight GMT on Friday 21 March 2003, a US Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed south of the Kuwait border with US and UK personnel aboard; there were no survivors. Eight personnel from 3 Commando Brigade died in the accident, along with four US aircrew. [Source: MOD]

MACKIN, Travis

Mne Travis Mackin 3 Commando Bde
3 Cdo. Bde. RM

Marine Travis Mackin, Communications Squadron, United Kingdom Landing Force Command Support Group, died in an ied explosion in Kajaki, northern Helmand province, during a joint patrol with Victor Company, 45 Commando Group Royal Marines, and the Afghan National Security Forces.  


29 Cdo. Regt.RA

Lance Corporal Dean Shams, REME, died whilst serving with 29 Commando, 79 Kirkee Cdo Bty. Fitter section in Belize. He slipped and fell into one of the chutes at the falls near Baldy Beacon.  No one had seen him fall. He was missing for 8 days before the water level dropped and his body found trapped amongst rocks. There is a memorial plaque  for him  in 29 Workshops. Dean had been recently married and had been promoted to L/Cpl at the time of his death. 


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

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