The Memorial for the fallen of Operation Chariot, St Nazaire
Owner: Peter Rogers
Marine Dale Gostick
Marine Dale Gostick, of 3 Troop Armoured Support Company, Royal Marines, died in Afghanistan on Sunday 25 May 2008.
After training, he joined Lima Company of 42 Commando Royal Marines, based in Plymouth, before moving to the Armoured Support Company. He was serving as a Viking operator in 3rd Troop of the Armoured Support Company, Royal Marines, when he was killed in action at the Sangin crossing of the Helmand River, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. His troop were returning to their Forward Operating Base, after providing essential support to 2 PARA Battle Group, when the Viking he was driving struck a mine.
Photo courtesy the MOD and posted here by Pete Rogers.