Trooper James Nowosad. Aged 21. Gunmen posing as students collecting for charity on the Students Rag day in Belfast Shot dead Mrs Norma Spence a civilian searcher and Trooper Nowosad as they both manned a pedestrian checkpoint in Donnegal Street, Belfast on the 03-03-1978.
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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.
On This Day
Published On: 22nd February 1972On 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