That terrible misty morning: Ligoniel, 1971, by Geoff Smith (story details)

Story Title: That terrible misty morning: Ligoniel, 1971, by Geoff Smith

Collection: A Long Long War (collection)
Organisation: Wharton, Ken. (individual compiler)

One of the personal accounts by former members of the British security forces - mainly the British Army - who served in Northern Ireland during the period of the conflict. This story was published by Ken Wharton in his book 'A Long Long War' (2008).

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Title
That terrible misty morning: Ligoniel, 1971, by Geoff Smith (story details)
Description
One of the personal accounts by former members of the British security forces - mainly the British Army - who served in Northern Ireland during the period of the conflict. This story was published by Ken Wharton in his book 'A Long Long War' (2008).
Creator
Ken Wharton
Subject
Personal accounts by former members of the British Army detailing their experience in Northern Ireland during the conflict.
Publisher
Helion and Company Limited
Date
2008
Format
Text
Language
English
Coverage
Northern Ireland; 1969 to 2007
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: 10 March 1971
Story Title
That terrible misty morning: Ligoniel, 1971, by Geoff Smith
Story Available
Not on-line. Story available in published book.
Story Format
Text (pages 90-93; 198-201; 204-205; 209; 489 in the book)
Story Source
Story contained in:
Wharton, Ken. (2008). A Long Long War: Voices from the British Army in Northern Ireland 1969-98.. Solihull: Helion & Company.
Interviewee Surname
Smith
Interviewee Forename(s)
Geoff
Interviewee Gender
Male
Occupation during conflict
British soldier, Member of British Army (BA), ex 3 Light Infantry
Status
Former member of British Army (BA), former member of Security Forces
Published Format
Document
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Security Forces
Dates Mentioned
10 March 1971, 1974 [1970s]
Places Mentioned
Ligoniel [north Belfast, Northern Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
British Army (BA)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Dougald McCaughey (10 March 1971);
Joseph McCaig (10 March 1971);
John McCaig (10 March 1971)

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Title
A Long Long War (collection)
Description
A collection of personal accounts from former members of the British armed forces who served in Northern Ireland during the conflict. The collection was published as a book which was written and compiled by Ken Wharton.
Creator
Ken Wharton
Subject
Personal accounts by former members of the British Army detailing their experience in Northern Ireland during the conflict.
Publisher
Helion and Company Limited
Date
2008
Relation
Wharton, Ken. (2008). A Long Long War: Voices from the British Army in Northern Ireland 1969-98. Solihull: Helion & Company.
Format
Text
Language
English

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Title
Wharton, Ken. (individual compiler)
Description
Ken Wharton is a former British Army soldier who has compiled personal accounts of the experiences of soldiers who served in Northern Ireland during the conflict.
He has published a number of books containing collections of stories. His first book was 'A Long Long War' and was published in 2008.
Creator
Ken Wharton
Subject
Personal accounts by former members of the British Army detailing their experience in Northern Ireland during the conflict.
Publisher
Helion and Company Limited
Date
2008-

Citation

Ken Wharton. (2008). That terrible misty morning: Ligoniel, 1971, by Geoff Smith. Helion and Company Limited.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 7 October 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2987>

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