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Officers Mess of 16 Parachute Brigade
Officers Mess of 16 Parachute Brigade
Published On: 22nd February 1972
On the 22nd February 1972 a large car bomb exploded at the Officers Mess of 16 Parachute Brigade in Aldershot, Hampshire. Killing a Roman Catholic Army Padre, 5 Women Cleaners and a Gardener. The official IRA claimed responsibility for this outrage. Father Gerard Edward Weston MBE Thelma Bosley Joan Lunn Margaret Grant Jill Mansfield Cherie Munton John Haslar  
L/Cpl Norman Duncan
L/Cpl Norman Duncan
Published On: 22nd February 1989
Shot dead by the IRA while driving a civilianised mini bus in civilian clothes in the Waterside area of Londonderry

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