Fatally injured by an IRA booby trap planted under his Dept of Environment van. The device exploded not far from his home as his wife and his baby daughter waved goodbye. He died three hours later in hospital. Private Norman McKinley, best man at his wedding, bridesmaid Private Heather Kerrigan and guest Private Greg Elliott were killed by terrorists in the same year. 140th UDR soldier to be killed.
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On This Day
Published On: 17th February 1978Corden-Lloyd’s battalion was deployed to Northern Ireland in December 1977, at a time when hostilities in the province were at their peak. A few days after their arrival, his troops suffered their first casualties and regular engagements with the Provisional IRA continued over the following weeks. On 17 February, a Green Jackets observation post deployed around the village of Jonesborough Continue Reading →