Private Thomas R Vance

05 Jul 1956 - 27 Aug 1979

Private Thomas Robert Vance served with Medium Machine Gun Platoon the 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA).

23 year old Pte Vance was killed on 27 August 1979 at Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland by the second bomb detonated by the IRA that day. Members of the MMG Pln had arrived after an earlier explosion assist the wounded and dead.

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Thomas R Vance

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  • 'Lest We Forget' - soldiers killed in the Warrenpoint bombing

    'Lest We Forget' - soldiers killed in the Warrenpoint bombing

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