British Army Sniper: Londonderry, 1973, by Hadyn Davies (story details)

Story Title: British Army Sniper: Londonderry, 1973, by Hadyn Davies

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 'Bullets, Bombs and Cups of Tea' (2009).

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Title
British Army Sniper: Londonderry, 1973, by Hadyn Davies (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 'Bullets, Bombs and Cups of Tea' (2009).
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 1998
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Michael Swanick
Story Title
British Army Sniper: Londonderry, 1973, by Hadyn Davies
Story Available
Not on-line. Story available in published book.
Story Format
Text (pages 162-166; 176; 203-204; 217; 224-227; 231-232; 280-282; 279-280; 279-280; 362 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
Davies
Interviewee Forename(s)
Haydn
Interviewee Gender
Male
Occupation during conflict
British soldier, Member of British Army (BA), Royal Regiment of Wales
Status
Former member of British Army (BA), former member of Security Forces
Published Format
Document
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Security Forces
Dates Mentioned
1975, 1976, 1979 [1970s]
Places Mentioned
City Walls; Bogside [Londonderry, Northern Ireland]; Rossville Street Flats [Bogside, Londonderry, Northern Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
British Army (BA)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Michael Swanick (28 October 1974)

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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). British Army Sniper: Londonderry, 1973, by Hadyn Davies. Helion and Company Limited.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 7 October 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/3019>

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