Guardsman John Hunter
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
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