1st Battalion the Cheshire Regiment 



Cpl Arthur Smith Aged 26 Died of his injuries in Hospital, 5 days after being shot by a sniper while on mobile patrol in the Ballymurphy Area of West Belfast on the 4th July 1974.


L/Cpl Steven Bagshaw  Aged 21

L/Cpl Clinton Collins  Aged 20

L/Cpl Philip McDonough  Aged 26

Pte David Murrey  Aged 18


Pte Steven Smith  Aged 24

Pte Neil Williams  Aged 18

Pte Anthony Williamson  Aged 21

L/Cpl David Wilson-Stitt  Aged 27


While the above young soldiers were enjoying a night off at the local disco which was being held at the  Dropin Well Public House, Ballykelly County Londonderry on the 6th December 1982 just before Christmas,  a time bomb which had been planted by INLA exploded in the confined space of the Disco, Killing 11 soldiers  and 6 civilians, 8 of whom were serving in the 1st Battalion the Cheshire Regiment.  INLA planted the bomb knowing it would also kill civilians protestant and Catholic