Ambushed and shot by the IRA as he drove his cement mixer. Three gunmen threw a grenade at the lorry before firing 30 shots from a field overlooking the road. He was the third employee in the firm he worked for to be killed by the IRA. 183rd UDR soldier to be killed.
About The Author
Andy Paddock is the former Senior Army Webmaster and now runs his own web design company. Andy has been helping Albert since 2010 and is becoming a master of teaching old dogs new tricks.
Afghanistan Memorial Book
On This Day
Published On: 22nd July 2013These are just some of the polished granite memorials stones which are to be seen on the memorial wall in the Palace Barracks Memorial Garden in Northern Ireland. They are dedicated to the individual Regiments and Corps who served in the Palace Barracks and lost their lives in Northern Ireland and later on in Operations around the World while stationed Continue Reading →