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Rfn Nicholas Smith
Rfn Nicholas Smith
Published On: 4th March 1978
Aged 20. (2 R.G.J.). Killed by a booby-trapped bomb while attempting to remove an Irish Flag off a telegraph pole in Crossmaglen, Co Armagh on the 04.03.1978.
REMEMBER THIS DAY 6TH MARCH 2012 AFGHANISTAN
REMEMBER THIS DAY 6TH MARCH 2012 AFGHANISTAN
Published On: 4th March 2013
6th March  2012 - Sergeant Nigel Coupe, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, Corporal Jake Hartley, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, Private Anthony Frampton, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, Private Christopher Kershaw, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, Private Daniel Wade, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, and Private Daniel Wilford, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, were killed in Lashkar Gah Continue Reading
Captain Marcus McCausland
Captain Marcus McCausland
Published On: 4th March 1972
Abducted from his car, interrogated and shot by the Official IRA. His hooded body was found near the Donegal Border. First UDR officer to be killed. An OIRA statement said, It was established through interrogation, that he was actually working for British Intelligence. Marcus had previous service with the Irish Guards, was High Sheriff of Co Limavady and Chairman of Continue Reading
Pte Roger Love
Pte Roger Love
Published On: 4th March 1991
Died on 04 Mar 91 of injuries he received in an IRA mortar attack on 01 Mar 1991. He was the driver of a landrover hit by a Mark 12 mortar, a type of home made weapon used for the first time. His colleague Private Paul Sutcliffe died in the explosion and three other colleagues were injured, one lost a Continue Reading

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