Private Mark R Herbert

{ Herbie }

07 Feb 1964 - 12 Dec 2015

Mark Richard Herbert joined the Depot of the Parachute Regiment in June 1983 aged 19.

Private ‘Herbie’ Herbert Passed Out of P Company with 495 Platoon on Friday 27 January 1984. He was posted to D Company the 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) and deployed on Operation Banner (Northern Ireland).

During his service, he served with D Company and C Company Signals Platoon, 2 PARA in America, Belize, Kenya and Oman.

Pte Herbert also worked alongside the SAS in Morocco.

In 1987 he completed his German Military Language Course becoming a proficient Military German speaker.

After returning from another tour of Northern Ireland he left the Parachute Regiment in January 1990, having served for six and a half years.

He became a member of The Parachute Regimental Association (PRA).

Mark died suddenly on Saturday 12 December 2015 aged 51 years.

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