Green Howards


Pte Malcolm Hatton. Aged 19. Shot dead by a sniper while on foot patrol in Brompton Park in the Ardoyne Area of Belfast on the 09.08.1971.


Pte John Robinson. Aged 21. Shot dead by a sniper while on mobile patrol in Butler Street Ardoyne Area of Belfast on the 14.08.1971.


Pte George Crozier. Aged 23. Shot dead by a sniper while on guard in a sanger on top of Flax street mill in the Ardoyne Area of Belfast on the 23.08.1971.


L/Cpl Peter Herrington. Aged 26. Shot dead by a sniper while on foot patrol in Brompton Park in the Ardoyne Area of Belfast on the 17.09.1971.


Pte Peter Sharp. Aged 22. Shot dead while on foot patrol in Kerrara Street, Ardoyne area of Belfast on the 01.10.1971.


Pte Raymond Hall. Aged 21.  Shot while trying to control rioting at the junction of the Newtownards Road and Welland Street, Belfast. He died in Hospital 4 weeks later on the 03.03.1973.


Pte Frederick Dicks. Aged 21. Shot dead by sniper while on foot patrol in Irish Street, Dungannon in county Tyrone on the 05.06.1974.


Major Peter Willis. Aged 37. Was one of four soldiers killed by an IRA bomb south of Ford's Cross, Armagh.  They were investigating suspicious milk churns but these turned out to be decoys. They were killed by a 70lb bomb in a beer keg hidden in a gap in the hedge as the soldiers passed through.


Cpl Ian Metcalf. Aged 36. While doing a charity run with five of his colleagues in Lisburn. In County Antrim. They had parked their mini bus in Market Square, The IRA attached a booby trap bomb to the mini bus. After running for their charity’s they boarded the bus, on starting the engine the bus exploded killing all six soldiers, This outrage was condemned by all as the soldiers were running to help local charities. The IRA admitted to this cowardly act.