Memorials

 

The Tri-Services Memorial at Palace Barracks

This memorial stone  has been engraved on both sides. It has the Royal Navy, Army and the Royal Air Force badges as the main theme while underneath we have all the conflicts the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom  have been involved in since 1945. When the stone was dedicated over a 1000 people attended the ceremony.

Albert D.Owens MBE
Memorial Custodian

M62 Coach Bombing

M62 Coach Bombing

    Mr Roland Handley was behind the wheel of a coach targeted by IRA bombers in 1974. Nine soldiers and three civilians, including two children, died in the terror attack. The coach was carrying off-duty service personnel and relatives from...

16 Air Assault Brigade Memorial Garden Colchester

16 Air Assault Brigade Memorial Garden Colchester

Was designed as a place of remembrance on a voluntary basis by Albert Owens the Memorial Custodian at Palace Barracks in Holywood,Northern Ireland for those bereaved families, friends and comrades of the servicemen and women of the 16 Air Assault Brigade based here in...

One reason why the Falkland Islands must stay British

One reason why the Falkland Islands must stay British

    This is the Blue Beach Cemetery in San Carlos in the Falkland Islands in 1982 ,prior to the funerals of some of our Heroes of the Airborne Forces who where killed in action during the retaking of the Islands. Lt Col H R.Jones VC.OBE, 2 Para. Capt Chris...

REMEMBER THIS DAY 6TH MARCH 2012 AFGHANISTAN

REMEMBER THIS DAY 6TH MARCH 2012 AFGHANISTAN

6th March  2012 - Sergeant Nigel Coupe, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, Corporal Jake Hartley, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, Private Anthony Frampton, 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, Private Christopher Kershaw, 3rd Battalion The...

TRI-SERVICES MEMORIAL PALACE BARRACKS

TRI-SERVICES MEMORIAL PALACE BARRACKS

Palace Barracks Memorial Garden was designed and started by myself 19 years ago. I have maintained it as a place of remembrance, on a voluntary basis, since then. I also conduct power point presentations on the memorials and the different conflicts that have happened...

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