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Offline artyhughes

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The late Jim O Carroll
« on: February 18, 2016, 06:34:33 PM »
Jim O Carroll,formerly of Ashton u Lyne passed away at Preston Royal Hospital on Wed 17/02/16.Jim served in Malaya with the mortar pl and on amalgamation with the Kings Regiment was eventually promoted to RQMS of the battalion.Jim was the son of a Manchester Regiment senior NCO Danny ?? O Carroll,Jim was one of the founder members of the Preston Branch of the Association and was secretary for a number of years.
A sad loss to the Regimental Family

Offline rafboy

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Re: The late Jim O Carroll
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2016, 11:03:50 PM »
RIP Jim.
Cliff P Son of 3525679 Sgt Arthur Phillips 1st Bn Manchester Regiment and RAPC

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Re: The late Jim O Carroll
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2016, 07:59:38 AM »

Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regt - dow 18.02.17
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment - kia 18.05.18
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA dow - 04.09.18
Pte Sidney Lee (4131324), 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment -  kia 12.03.41

Offline Robert Bonner

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Re: The late Jim O Carroll
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2016, 11:13:52 AM »
Thanks Roy for that sad news. 
Jim was a fine example of that team of splendid mortarmen in Malaya and will not be forgotten.  He was  a true regimental soldier.