On Wednesday, 8 March 1989, he and his fellow artilleryman, Miles Amos, were killed when their vehicle struck a mine near Londonderry.
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Published On: 24th June 2003Aged 41, he came from Chessington in Surrey, and was single. Sergeant Hamilton-Jewell was known to his friends as ‘HJ’. The Platoon Sergeant of the Parachute Provost Platoon, he joined the Army in August 1988 and joined 156 Provost Company in March 2002. He had previously served as a soldier in the Territorial Army from 1979 to 1988. He had Continue Reading →
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 →