Guardsman John Hunter


Northern Ireland



Aged 17.
Killed in a bomb explosion while off duty at the Horse and Groom Public House in Guildford Surrey along with his friend Guardsman William Forsyth. Two young W.R.A.C. Girls, W/Pte Ann Hamilton and W/Pte Caroline Slater were also killed along with a young civilian male. The IRA claimed responsibility for this outrage on the 05.10.1974.


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland Glasgow Cathedral Cathedral Square Glasgow Glasgow Strathclyde G4 0RH Glasgow Cathedral Memorial Plaque to Scots Guardsmen killed in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
John Hunter 5-10-1974 View

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