22 SAS Abbots, Raymond Leonard (Growler)

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Abbots
  • FORENAME
Raymond Leonard (Growler)
  • UNIT
Training Wing
  • RANK
Staff Sergeant
  • NUMBER
24103926
  • DATE OF DEATH
16th January 1985
  • AGE
33
  • GRAVESITE
Hereford (St Martin's) Churchyard,Herefordshire SAS Regimental Plot Row 1
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 4th Royal Tank Regiment,R.A.C.
from Carterton,Oxfordshire
born 8.10.1951 Henley
son of Ray and Mary Abbots,Carterton,Oxfordshire
1 of 7 children
joined SAS 12.1.1973
former G Squadron (21 Troop)
accidentally shot in close quarter battle range,Stirling Lines,Hereford
 
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madmi601

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Raymond Leonard (Growler) Abbots

I am new to this site, how sad but proud to see my old mate Ray Abbotts being eternally remembered through this site. I cannot believe it has been 25 years since his tragic death and 37 since he left us at 4 RTR. RIP, Ray you are still remembered for you Glass eating pranks in the Sqn bar
 
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