On 11 July the Provisional IRA detonated a device in Great James Street, Londonderry and when soldiers followed this up, a sniper, positioned at the top of the street, fired a single round into Bombardier Terrence Jones’ back. The married man from the Wrexham area was 23 and was attached to an Army medical unit.
About The Author
Albert D. Owens MBE is the Memorial Custodian of the Palace Barracks Memorial Garden in Northern Ireland. A 74-year-old veteran of the Parachute Regiment and former member of the Red Devils.