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.
 

COLLINS, Bernard

Known as: 
Bernie
Bombardier
22843776
95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Died in service

Bombardier Bernard Collins died in a road traffic accident on the road from Nee Soon Singapore to Johore Bahru.

FARRAGHER, Kieran Joseph

Known as: 
Joe
Warrant Officer Class 2
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95 Cdo. Regt.RA
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
SAS
Royal Artillery
Died in service

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.

INCE, Geoffrey Edward

Known as: 
Ken
Gunner
23822570
95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Marines
Died in service
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]
 
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MARTIN, Michael John

Known as: 
Doc
Trooper
23906910
SAS
95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Special Air Service
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.  

O'NEILL, Michael John

Known as: 
Yorkie
Lance Bombardier
22958632
95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Died in service

Lance Bombardier Michael O'Neill, the training wing PTI, died in a road traffic accident on the road from Nee Soon Singapore to Johore Bahru.

PAGE, Jack

Staff Sergeant (Battery Quartermaster Sergeant)
22529220
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Staff Sergeant  Jack Page, BQMS to 8 Alama Bty., was awarded the B.E.M. (Military Division) on the 1st January 1973 [1].
 

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