Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment


Cpl Joseph Leahy Aged 31. While searching a derelict house in Forkhill, County Armagh. A booby trap bomb was detonated, badly injuring Cpl Leahy. He died of his injuries 2 days later on the 08.03.1973.


S/Sgt Barrington Foster Aged 28. One of the three off duty soldiers lured by some women, to go to a party in the Antrim Road Area of Belfast. Once in the house the IRA were called by the women who then moved in and executed the three soldiers one at a time on the 23.03.1973.


Pte Michael Swanick Aged 20. Killed in a van bomb attack out side the Ballykinler Army base along with Cpl Alan Coughlin Aged 28,of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers on the 28.101974.


Pte Brian Allen Aged 20. Shot dead by a sniper while on foot patrol in Crossmaglen County Armagh on the 06.11.1974.


Pte John Randall Aged 19. Shot dead by a sniper as the foot patrol he was with, was crossing a field near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh, on the 26.06.1993.


L/Cpl Kevin Pullin Aged 28. Shot dead by a sniper while he was on foot patrol in Carran Road Crossmaglen on the 17.07.1993


Major Richard Allen. Killed in the Chinook Helicopter crash on the Mull of Kintyre on the 02/06/1994.


Captain Nigel Sutton. Died in vehicle accident in the Ballykinler Area on the 14/08/1973.