22 SAS Iles, Gilbert Francis Farley

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Iles
  • FORENAME
Gilbert Francis Farley
  • UNIT
D Squadron (16 Troop)
  • RANK
Trooper
  • NUMBER
23493221
  • DATE OF DEATH
5th May 1967
  • AGE
  • GRAVESITE
Silent Valley Cemetery,Aden Section 6 Row B Grave 3
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Engineers (Sapper)
born 28.2.1939
resided Wales
killed in helicopter crash,Aden,South Arabia
 
From SAS to Blood Diamond Wars
Go! Go! Go!: The Definitive Inside Story of the Iranian Embassy Siege
Killing Zone
Fighting for Queen and Country: One Man's True Story of Blood and Violence in the Paras and the SAS
The Shooting Gallery
SAS Operation Storm: Nine Men Against Four Hundred
Afghan Heat: SAS Operations in Afghanistan
Fighting Scared: Para, Mercenary, SAS, Sniper, Bodyguard
The Regiment: The Real Story of the SAS
The Easy Day Was Yesterday: The extreme life of an SAS soldier
SAS Secret War: Operation Storm: SAS in Oman
Born Fearless: From SAS to Mercenary to Pirate Hunter - My Life as a Shadow Warrior

Ron Barker

New Member
A good friend of mine. He wanted to be a helicopter pilot. He volunteered to fly as spotter along the Aden coastline with the Army Air Corp pilot just before last light. There was a bit of argument who should go and a coin was tossed. He won the toss but lost his life.
 
Top