Dilip and his brother, Denis Dey, passed out from The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Depot in Platoon 460, together with another pair of brothers, Dave and Tony Kempster who went to 3 PARA.
Dilip and Denis went to 2 PARA, and after completing the residential tour in Northern Ireland went on to serve in the Falklands campaign.
Dilip served in Corporal Hardman's No 2 section in 2 Platoon, A Company, during the Battle of Darwin Hill and Goose Green.
During the battle he was part of an ad hoc assault group formed to secure a ridge dominating a gorse gully in which A Company was pinned down. There were several casualties during this assault including Corporal Hardman who was killed.
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