22 SAS Arthy, John Leslie (Lofty)

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Arthy
  • FORENAME
John Leslie (Lofty)
  • UNIT
D Squadron (19 Troop)
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
24221177
  • DATE OF DEATH
19th May 1982
  • AGE
27
  • GRAVESITE
Hereford (St Martin's) Churchyard,Herefordshire SAS Regimental Plot Memorial Plaque
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Welsh Guards
born 27.10.1954
Infantry Junior Leaders Bn,Oswestry 1970s (Junior C.S.M.)
joined SAS 1975
lost in Sea King crash,South Atlantic
 
SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred
Task Force Black: The Explosive True Story of the SAS and the Secret War in Iraq
Immediate Action
Seven Troop
Born Fearless: From SAS to Mercenary to Pirate Hunter - My Life as a Shadow Warrior
SAS: Savage Wars of Peace, 1947 to the Present
Fighting for Queen and Country: One Man's True Story of Blood and Violence in the Paras and the SAS
Freefall
The Shooting Gallery
Eye of the Storm: 25 Years in Action with the SAS
With the SAS and Other Animals: A Vet's Experiences During the Dhofar War 1974
Soldier 'I': The Story of an SAS Hero: From Mirbat to the Iranian Embassy Siege and Beyond

Yobnoj

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John Leslie (Lofty) Arthy

Me and lofty were both on the same Senior Brecon Course in in 1977 he was Cpl at the time fantastic bloke real waste of life. (RIP mate)
 

jones4658

New Member
RIP Lofty,

Me and lofty were both on the same Senior Brecon Course in in 1977 he was Cpl at the time fantastic bloke real waste of life. (RIP mate)
just wanted to pay my respects to my boyhood friend and fellow soldier from north wales john arthy, you will always be my hero, RIP mate.....Cpl taffy jones ex queens Lancashire regiment,
 
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