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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo taken during the visit of "Miss Friendship" to the Battalion in Northern Ireland on the 24th to 27th August 1974 and also showing, in the centre, Corporal Sutton who was later badly injured in the Sandes Soldiers Home bombing by the IRA

Person(s): Sutton, Corporal;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - A black and white photo of troops on Exercise 'Dragon Teeth' showing No 1 Platoon of 'A' Company enjoying a sing-song on a 'Company Smoker' somewhere in Schleswig Holstein in 1973. They are singing 'The Farmer's Boy' led in the centre by Corporal Ron Sutton. He was later badly injured in the bombing of Sandes Soldier Home in Northern Ireland.

Person(s): Sutton, R, Corporal;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburghís Royal Regiment - A black and white photograph of the aftermath of the Sandes Soldiers Home explosion. On 28 October 1974, a massive IRA bomb exploded outside the Sandes Soldiers Home which was situated just outside the Ballykinlar barracks. At the time it was full of soldiers on their morning break. The building caught fire and collapsed. Corporal Coughlan and Private Swanick were killed and thirty three others were injured, some badly. In addition two civilian members of staff also died. Here we see the aftermath of the explosion with soldiers on the left giving first aid to Corporal Ron Sutton who was seriously injured. He was later medically discharged, but continued to play a significant role in Regimental Association matters.

Person(s): Sutton, R. Corporal;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A colour photo of Private RON SUTTON in 'Jungle Greens' with a Regimental Stable belt

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A black and white photo of Corporal David POYNTER leading a patrol along a jungle path. Bringing up the rear and carrying a Light Machine gun is Private Ron SUTTON who was later badly wounded in the Sandes Soldiers Home bombing in Northern Ireland in October 1974

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A black and white photo of Private Ron SUTTON (Left) with the light Machine gun and Private Harry STEVENS, his No 2, getting into a firing position

Person(s): Stevens, H; Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A black and white photo of Private Patrick KINGSLEY manning a Light Machine gun. His No 2 on his left, slightly obscured by the bamboo, is Private Ron SUTTON

Person(s): Kingsley, P; Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A black and white photo of a patrol moving along a stream bed. The Light Machine gunner in the centre is Private Ron SUTTON

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A black and white photo of Corporal David POYNTER leading a patrol, followed by Private Patrick KINGSLEY, Private Ron SUTTON and Private Harry STEVENS.

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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A colour photo of Private Ron SUTTON (Right) and an unidentified 'A' Company signaller, resting in the jungle

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company on exercise at SANJAK in Malaya 1969. A black and white photo with Private Ron SUTTON in the centre

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company in British Honduras in 1970. A black and white photo of Private Ron SUTTON outside the Barracks in Airport camp

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company in British Honduras in 1970. A black and white photo of Private Ron SUTTON (Right) in British Honduras.

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company in British Honduras in 1970. A colour photo of an 'A' Company drinking session. Ron SUTTON is in the centre at the rear

Person(s): Sutton, R;


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1st Bn, Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment - 'A' Company in Berlin 1971 -72. A colour photo of a group of 'A' Company in civilian clothes in Hitler's Berlin stadium. Ron SUTTON is on the left and third from the left (Standing) is Private Mick HAYWORTH, a Battalion sportsman of note and the Battalion pole jumper

Person(s): Sutton, R; Hayworth, M;


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