Author: Albert

On This Day

A Hero is Laid to Rest
A Hero is Laid to Rest
Published On: 12th July 2013
The prime minister and thousands of other mourners have gathered at Bury Parish Church for the military funeral of Fusilier Lee Rigby.
Rfn David Walker
Rfn David Walker
Published On: 12th July 1971
Shot dead by a sniper as he was leaving his O. P. at Northumberland Street in the Lower Falls Area of West Belfast.
Pte Jack Fisher
Pte Jack Fisher
Published On: 12th July 1978
Private Jack Fisher, from Hartlepool, served with A Company, The 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA). He was killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack while serving in Northern Ireland, close to the border town of Crossmaglen at the end of a four month tour. Private Jack Fisher died on 12 July 1978, aged 19 years old. He Continue Reading