22 SAS Lonney, Alan Charles

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Lonney
  • FORENAME
Alan Charles
  • UNIT
D Squadron
  • RANK
Lance Corporal
  • NUMBER
23896239
  • DATE OF DEATH
5th September 1968
  • AGE
28
  • GRAVESITE
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 2 Bn Parachute Regiment
born 7.8.1940
killed when Pink Panther vehicle overturned during training Hereford area
 

DATE OF DEATH:

05-Sep-1968
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Gsterb

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  • SURNAME
Lonney
  • FORENAME
Alan Charles
  • UNIT
D Squadron
  • RANK
Lance Corporal
  • NUMBER
23896239
  • DATE OF DEATH
5th September 1968
  • AGE
28
  • GRAVESITE
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 2 Bn Parachute Regiment
born 7.8.1940
killed when Pink Panther vehicle overturned during training Hereford area

My mother was married to Lon. She then married another soldier from Hereford (my father). Many times my Nan and I would polish Lon’s memorial plaque. The Regiment kindly invited Lon’s mother, my mother and family to visit to commemorate his loss about 25yrs ago. A memorable experience. This webpage is a special collection. Many thanks for keeping it alive.
 

Gsterb

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Hi Ron, thanks for the update. We went to the camp with Floss, around 1994-95, as I was about to do my RCB. Floss was the lady in her mobility scooter on the M4 motorway, in the newspapers, making her way to the garden centre, bless her. Lovely lady, sadly no longer with us.
My Mum is Pat (nee Taylor), who became Lonney and laterly Barnett, as she married ‘Arch the Leg’ (Adrian). Both still going strong
 
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