About The Author
Albert D. Owens MBE is the Memorial Custodian of the Palace Barracks Memorial Garden in Northern Ireland. A 74-year-old veteran of the Parachute Regiment and former member of the Red Devils.
Captain James Anthony Townley from the Corps of Royal Engineers died in Afghanistan on Friday 21 September 2012
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On This Day
Published On: 22nd February 1972On the 22nd February 1972 a large car bomb exploded at the Officers Mess of 16 Parachute Brigade in Aldershot, Hampshire. Killing a Roman Catholic Army Padre, 5 Women Cleaners and a Gardener. The official IRA claimed responsibility for this outrage. Father Gerard Edward Weston MBE Thelma Bosley Joan Lunn Margaret Grant Jill Mansfield Cherie Munton John Haslar