22 SAS Palmer, Thomas Gourlay Cox

The Battalion
By Col. Robert W. Black
I Was In Noah's Ark
By Francis Reid

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Palmer
  • FORENAME
Thomas Gourlay Cox
  • UNIT
B Squadron (6 Troop)
  • RANK
Corporal
  • NUMBER
24189601
  • DATE OF DEATH
8th February 1983
  • AGE
32
  • GRAVESITE
Hereford (St Martin's) Churchyard,Herefordshire SAS Regimental Plot Row 1
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 33 Field Squadron Royal Engineers (Sergeant)
born 16.10.1950
from Falkirk,Stirlingshire
husband of Caroline Palmer (2 daughters - Cara & Shona)
middle name given as Gowley in some sources (error - confirmed by his daughter)
awards M.M.,Q.G.M.
joined SAS 1973 (D + B Squadrons + Training Wing + B Squadron)
killed in road traffic accident on M1 motorway near Lurgan,Co.Armagh,Northern Ireland
 
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