Van Der Horst, Richard Evert (1966-2005)
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Details: Richard Evert Van Der Horst (1966-2005).
Attended Sherborne School (Westcott House) 1980-1984; 6th form; Cross Country team (1984, captain); Athletics team.
Birmingham University, Biological Sciences, BSc.
Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Marines, Special Boat Service.
Died on 14 March 2005 having been involved in an accident with a swimmer delivery vehicle during an amphibious exercise on 7 March 2005.