Corporal David J Goldsmith

{ Goldy }

  • General Service Medal Clasp (1962 onwards) medal
  • South Atlantic Medal with Rosette
  • United Nations Medal, Cyprus

David John Goldsmith enlisted into Junior Para Company in 1976.

After P Company he was posted to B Company, 3 PARA in Germany for 3 years, whilst there L/Cpl Goldsmith did the first of his five tours of Northern Ireland.

Following promotion to Corporal, ‘Goldy’ Goldsmith moved to Anti-Tank Platoon and served with them in the Falklands Campaign.

After a couple of years at Para Depot from 1983, Cpl Goldsmith returned to Mortar Platoon, HQ Company, 3 PARA until he left the Army in 1999.

As well as active service on five tours of Northern Ireland and Operation Corporate, Cpl Goldsmith served with the UN in Cyprus.

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