On Wednesday, 8 March 1989, he and his fellow artilleryman, Miles Amos, were killed when their vehicle struck a mine near Londonderry.
About The Author
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.
On This Day
Published On: 22nd February 1972On 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