Burntollet Commennt, by Reginald Smith (story details)

Story Title: Burntollet Commennt

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
Burntollet Commennt, by Reginald 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 1998
Story Title
Burntollet Commennt
Story Available
Not on-line. Story available in published book
Story Format
Text (page 44-45 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)
Reginald
Interviewee Gender
Male
Occupation during conflict
Member of the Royal Air Force (RAF), Flight Sergeant
Status
Former member of Royal Airforce (RAF), former member of Security Forces
Published Format
Document
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Security Forces
Events Mentioned
Burntollet Ambush (4 January 1969), People's Democracy March (1-4 January 1969)
Places Mentioned
Burntollet Bridge [County Derry, Northern Ireland]; Ballykelly [County Derry, Northern Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
Royal Air Force (RAF)

Collection InformationShowHide

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). Burntollet Commennt. Helion and Company Limited.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 7 October 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/3262>

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