22 SAS Arthy, John Leslie (Lofty)

Date of death
19-May-1982

John Robertson

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  • 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
 
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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

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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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