This small garden is situated in Thiepval Barracks. It commemorates those of 321 EOD Company Royal Army Ordnance Corps who died in service undertaking bomb disposal in Northern Ireland. The garden features a mural of Belfast by Kelvin Hunter, along with benches, a triangular planted bed and gravelled areas.
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Andy Paddock is the former Senior Army Webmaster and now runs his own web design company. Andy has been helping Albert since 2010 and is becoming a master of teaching old dogs new tricks.
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Published On: 24th June 2003Aged 20, he came from Llanuwchllyn, near Bala in Wales, and was single. He joined the Army in August 1998, initially serving with 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. He transferred to the RMP and joined 156 Provost Company in January 2002. He had served on operations in Sierra Leone and Northern Ireland and deployed to Jamaica on exercise. A popular Continue Reading →
Published On: 24th June 2003Aged 23, he came from Northallerton in Yorkshire and was single. Ben Hyde joined the Army in June 2001 and was posted to 156 Provost Company in March 2002, where he served with the Parachute Provost Platoon. A qualified radio operator, he was on his first operational tour. His father John issued the following statement: Ben was an extremely charismatic Continue Reading →
Published On: 24th June 2003Aged 30, he came from Swadlincote, Derbyshire, and was married with one daughter. Russ Aston was the company physical training instructor and enjoyed an active social life within the unit. He joined the Army in 1993 and was posted to 156 Provost Company in March 2001 after service with the Grenadier Guards. Corporal Aston was military parachute trained, and had Continue Reading →