Gunner Errol Gordon was 22 years old and was married with a wife and young son when he was murdered via a Provisional IRA landmine
Early on Monday, 7th August 1972 Errol and his colleague David Wynne were murdered in a Provisional IRA ambush at Lisnaskea, when a landmine exploded under their Land Rover. The landmine was detonated as they were travelling in one of two vehicles on patrol at Forfey about three miles from the village. Several hundred pounds of explosives were in a stone-built culvert under the road when it exploded, the blast blew a ten-foot-wide crater in the road.