Killed in gun battle between undercover British Army members and Irish Republican Army (IRA) members, Dunloy, near Ballymoney, County Antrim.
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Published On: 6th March 2012Private Christopher Kershaw, 19, was from Bradford. He joined the Battalion in September 2011 and was immediately put on a Warrior driving cadre. Private Kershaw thoroughly enjoyed working on the Warriors and his natural talent for the role became evident. Furthermore, Private Kershaw was an extremely effective Light Machine Gun gunner and was subsequently selected to fill this role on Continue Reading →
Published On: 6th March 1980Ambushed by IRA gunmen as he fed cattle. His body was found in the field and had been hit eight times, six shots fired into his body as he lay on the ground. His neighbour Thomas Armstrong, a serving UDR soldier was shot dead the previous Good Friday. Henry lived with his elderly widowed mother nearby and she heard the Continue Reading →
Published On: 6th March 2012Private Anthony ‘Anton’ Frampton, 20, was from Huddersfield. Prior to joining the Army, Private Frampton attended Royds Hall High School, Huddersfield. On leaving school he spent a period as an apprentice welder before deciding to join the Army. Private Frampton joined the Army in January 2009 before passing out of training in August 2009 and joining the 3rd Battalion The Continue Reading →
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