Corporal David O'Connor and Corporal Channing Day killed in Afghanistan

Discussion in 'RM Operational News' started by News, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker Careers Adviser

    Jul 10, 2007
    It is good to see that the bravery of others involved in this incident receive just recognition:

    A Royal Marine from Somerset West in Cape Town has been awarded a military cross after saving the lives of five colleagues when he faced down and killed a rogue gunman. Marine Craig Buchanan, 26, was serving with 40 Commando Royal Marines in Nehr-e-Saraj when he was confronted with a rogue Afghan policeman who began shooting at the eight-man patrol, killing two and badly wounding another.

    Nearly a year has passed.

    RIP Dave & Channing.


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