On This Day

L/Cpl Norman Duncan
L/Cpl Norman Duncan
Published On: 22nd February 1989
Shot dead by the IRA while driving a civilianised mini bus in civilian clothes in the Waterside area of Londonderry
Officers Mess of 16 Parachute Brigade
Officers Mess of 16 Parachute Brigade
Published On: 22nd February 1972
On 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
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