On This Day

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM WITH HONOUR AND PRIDE
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM WITH HONOUR AND PRIDE
Published On: 17th February 2013

The Parachute Regiment Heroes being laid to rest at the Military Cemetery in Aldershot..Let us remember them and their sacrifice for this Country.

We don't need anyone to apologise on behalf of us for doing our duty.

These men gave their lives doing their duty.

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Constable William Johnston Beacom
Constable William Johnston Beacom
Published On: 17th February 1994
Killed during horizontal mortar attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Friendly Street, Markets, Belfast.
Patrick Kerr
Patrick Kerr
Published On: 17th February 1985
Off duty. Shot outside St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.
Lt Col Iain Corden-Lloyd OBE MC
Lt Col Iain Corden-Lloyd OBE MC
Published On: 17th February 1978
Corden-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