95 Commando (Light) Regt. RA

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95 Commando (Light) Regt. RA

The origin of this unit was the 95th Amphibious Observation Regiment RA formed in the early 1950's, which was redesignated as 95th Commando Amphibious Observation Regiment RA in 1962. On the 18th March 1964 it was redesignated as 95 Commando Light Regiment RA. On the 1st May 1971 it was again redesignated as  95th Commando Forward Observer Unit RA and joined with 29 Commando Regiment RA.
 

FARRAGHER, Kieran Joseph

95 Cdo. Regt.RA
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
SAS

Warrant Officer Kieran Farragher, attached to the Special Air Service, died in a climbing accident in Botswana. He had joined the SAS in 1973 having previously served in 95 Commando and 29 Commando Regt RA.

Sources
AFM ROH
Special Forces ROH website (+ image)
Commando Gunner website
 

INCE, Geoffrey Edward

95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Gunner Geoffrey Ince died whilst on night manoeuvres between Greenhead and Haltwhistle in 1965 prior to deployment to Singapore. Stationed at the Citadel he was married a week before his death. [1+2]. An entry on the Commando Gunner website shows he died in a Road Traffic Accident. [3]
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH
[2] Family enquiry on the Commando Gunner Regroup Forum

MARTIN, Michael John

SAS
95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Trooper Michael Martin, attached to the Special Air Service, died during operations in Oman.  He had previously served with 8 Battery, 95 Commando Regiment, R.A.  
[Sources: AFM ROH / CVA Gallery]
 

PAGE, Jack

29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Staff Sergeant  Jack Page, BQMS to 8 Alama Bty., was awarded the B.E.M. (Military Division) on the 1st January 1973 [1].
 
He had served for 20 years across the globe with the Royal Artillery, including operations with 95 Commando (Light) R.A., from 1962 to 1971, and then 29 Commando Regiment R.A., on the reorganisation of the Commando Regiment. His service included Hong Kong, B.A.O.R., Singapore, Kuwait, Borneo, U.N., and Northern Ireland [2].
 
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