Lance Corporal Barrie David Corcoran

09 Feb 1945 -

Enlisted RCT (TAVR) Maindy Barracks, Cardiff. 1971

Transferred to 144 Parachute Field Ambulance (44 Para Brigade - TAVR) Llandaff North, Cardiff 1971

Basic Medics Course, Keogh Barracks, Aldershot, 1971

Successfully completed P Company (run by 2 Para)  Aldershot 1971   

Basic Para Course, RAF Abingdon 1972

Continuation Parachute Training - ie - Night Ballooning with equipment etc - RAF Hullavington 1972 

Exercise Sacristan -  Sharjah - United Arab Emirates 1973.

Exercise Can Stream Training. Nicosia - Cyprus 1974

Free Fall Course - (From De Havilland Rapide Bi Plane) Netheravon,  1974  

Water Descent - C130 - Fermain Bay, Guernsey 1975

Hohne, Western Germany 1976

I have written and independently published a book about my life leading up to, and including my TA service. It's entitled  'Dormant Courage'.

My website is 

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Barrie  David Corcoran

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