Roll of Honour

This is a list of Falconians who made the ultimate sacrifice during the bush war in the 1970s. To pre-empt anyone who might be thinking this, this page is not here to glorify war in any way, shape or form, merely to remember, with appreciation and pride, those who gave their lives as part of the effort to protect us all. I was at Falcon during much of this time and vividly remember the daily communiques and the very real awareness of what these guys and others were doing on our behalf. On Remembrance Sunday in the UK, when I stand silent with everyone else at our local war memorial, it is these guys below I am mainly thinking of in the 2-minute silence.

Colin Bewes, Hervey 1975-1979

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.


To read the tribute for each person, click on the name

Name House Unit Date of Death View
Matthew Brooks George Grey, 1972 PATU KIA 5th June 1977
Bruce Burrell George Grey, 1975 SAS KIA 16th December 1976
David James George Grey, 1972 BSAP KIA 29th August 1979
John Lamb Founders, 1966 3RAR KOAS 23rd December 1975
Ian Lucas Tredgold, 1970 Rh Corps of Engineers KIA 19th December 1979
Gordon Maclachlan Hervey, 1976 10RR KIA 2nd July 1978
Rory Maxwell Founders, 1970 1RR DOAS 16th March 1980
Anthony Millar Tredgold, 1976 1RLI KIA 26th November 1978

Roll of Honour

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