Serjeant John Heron Royal Green Jackets

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Reference WMO/279187


Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove

National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road



DE13 7AR


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Non-Specific Conflict
About the memorial: This memorial plaque in set in the Special Air Service Garden. Behind the commemorative plaque is a Amelanchia tree and the memorial is near to the Sun Dial and the Bravo Two Zero Tree Seat.
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Serjeant John Heron 7th November 1958 to 19th October 2015 "Jack" or "Geordie" as he was know to some of his colleagues joined the 2nd Battalion Royal Green Jackets in 1975 and saw service in Gibraltar, Germany and Northern Ireland until 1992 when he joined 23 SAS (V) and worked as a security adviser in Kurdistan but sadly passed away on the 19th October 2015 whilst on duty. Jack is remembered here in these peaceful gardens by Joanne, John, Andrew and all the family. "Life is a voyage that is homeward bound"

Serjeant John Heron

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