Richard Ball enlisted into the Parachute Regiment in September 1981 and served in 7 Platoon Junior Parachute Company until August 1982.
Private Ball passed P Company with 485 Platoon and was posted to 2 PARA in January 1983.
Corporal Ball served with 2 Para until 1996 in both A and C Company. He served on four tours of Operation Banner and was deployed twice to Belize in 1983 and 1987.
Whilst serving Cpl Ball went to the USA, Jamaica, Oman, Kenya, Australia, Morocco, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands , Brunei and Egypt.
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