1st Battalion

 Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment

Worcester & Sherwood Foresters Regiment


Pte David Michael Champ Age (23)  Born Coventry February 1948. Killed in a land mine attack while on mobile patrol in Cullyhanna, County Armagh on the 10th February 1972. The IRA claimed responsibility for his murder.

Pte Martin Robinson. Aged 21.

Shot dead during a gun attack on the Brandywell Army base in Londonderry on the 16-04-1972.


Pte Martin Jessop. Aged 19.

Killed in a rocket attack on the observation post he was manning at Springfield Road RUC Station, in West Belfast on the 20-09-1982


Cpl Leon Bush. Aged 22.

Killed by a booby trap device which was attached to the security barrier which he was opening on the West Circular Road, Highfield, Belfast on the 27-09-1982.


Cpl Stephen McGonigle.

Aged 31. Killed by a landmine which exploded as the foot patrol he was part was passing in the Silverbridge Area near Crossmaglen in Armagh. on the 04-05-1989.


Cpl Stephen Kent Age (19) ... Born Plymouth March 1970 Killed while on operations on the 2nd February 1990 in a Road Traffic Accident in Northern Ireland along with Cpl Gary Kirby


Cpl Gary Kirby Age (29) ... Born Nottingham August 1960.  Killed while on operations on the 2nd February 1990 in a Road Traffic Accident in Northern Ireland along with L/Cpl Stephen Kent.