Private Brian Allen
Brian was killed on 6th November 1974
as was his section commander Cpl Steve Windsor, Pte
Mick Walters was seriously injured.
photograph below was taken on Remembrance Sunday 1996, two days after the
plaque bearing the name of Private Brian Allen was affixed to the Memorial in
his home town of Ilkeston in Derbyshire, after a lengthy
against a Council decision not to have his name shown.
The campaign was assisted financially by RHQ’s R.G.B.W., the
Officers and Men of 1 R.G.B.W, several Regimental Associations associated
with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment, Local Residents and Businesses
and the Royal British Legion, a total of over £800 was raised towards the
manufacture of the bronze plaques.
the photograph from left to right are Mick (Smujjer) Smith, Ian (Mighty)
Missenden, Dennis Moloney and Mick (Noddy) Walters.