Richard Bagshaw served with B Company, 15th (Scottish Volunteer) Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. He Joined in 1981 and passed P Company selection as a 'Tom' same year.
He later trained as an Officer Cadet through Direct Entry Scheme 1981-82.
Passed out of Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as a Second Lieutenant in 1982. Qualified as military parachutist 1982.
2/Lt Bagshaw was 4 Platoon Commander from 1982-1984.
Regretfully Lt Bagshaw had to leave due to overseas work commitments and transferred to the Reserve in 1985.