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Ambush in Cyprus - Loss of Marine Alasdair MacDOUGALL

Unit/ Formation: 45 Cdo RM


Location: Amiados


Period/ Conflict: Cyprus Emergency


Year: 1958


Date/s: 22nd October 1958


Marine Alasdair MacDOUGALL RM 15894 of 45 Commando killed in road ambush near Amiados in the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus. Buried at Waynes Keep Military Cemetery Nicosia Cyprus, remembered on the Post 1945 Roll of Honour, The Cenotaph, Cavell Gardens, Inverness


Approx location of Ambush and death of Marine Alasdair MacDOUGALL RM 15894 of 45 Commando

This was during the campaign waged by a Greek terrorist organization, EOKA, with the aim of achieving union of Cyprus with Greece against the wishes of the Turkish community Exact Location Unknown


Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959) Stone of remembrance, Lichfield Town, Staffordshire

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