Gilbert Francis Farley (Taff) ILES

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This memorial is at the Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove, Alrewas, Staffordshire and it is dedicated to
Trooper 23493221 Taff ILES, known as John, Royal Engineers, serving with 22 Special Air Service died whilst on a helicopter night patrol in the Radfan, 60 miles north of Aden in the Yemen. The Westland Scout Helicopter XT 635 crashed into the side of a hill killing all four aboard on the 5th May 1967 aged 28. At rest in Silent Valley Cemetery, Little Aden, Aden

The others that perished are
MORGAN, David Anthony, Lieutenant 471312 Pilot, Royal Corps of Transport serving with 13, Flight, Army Air Corps died aged 24. At rest in Silent Valley Cemetery

GIBB, Christopher Timothy, Corporal 23912754, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers died aged 23. At rest in Silent Valley Cemetery

DUNN, Anthony John, Marine RM18603, 45 Commando, Royal Marines died aged 24. At rest in Silent Valley Cemetery

Remembering a loyal brave and fearless friend
Jeff Gravelle, 5th May 2012

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