Sunday, 13 June 2010

The National Memorial part 2

94 and I in front of one of our years walls.

Nick was married with 4 kids and had been the best mate you could have, especially one in the stores!


Mark was a fellow cadet in Cornwall ACF, he joined IJLB 2 years ahead of me. Sadly Mark lost his life in the fighting at Goose Green.

On the way to the memorial plantation for Northern ireland we passed the RUC stone;


The Ulster Memorial was a breathtaking piece of work;

Behind it are 700 trees. One for every serviceman and woman killed in Ulster. Now Ken Wharton believes the true cost to be closer to double that. Either way the trees are in regimental rows;



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