Marine David Fairbrother killed in Afghanistan
It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Marine David Fairbrother, of Kilo Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines, was killed in Afghanistan on 19 September 2011.
Early on the morning of 19 September 2011, Marine Fairbrother deployed as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj in support of an Afghan National Army (ANA) patrol into the village of Old Khorgajat.
Just under two hours into the patrol they were engaged with small arms fire from close range and Marine Fairbrother was fatally wounded. Despite the best efforts of his colleagues to administer first aid, Marine Fairbrother died of his wounds.
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