Killed in Northern Ireland (OP BANNER)


Private Robert M Benner

Robert Malcombe Benner, Private 3rd Battalion The Queen's Regiment.

Died 29 November 1971. Aged 25.

Robert was shot when he was off duty and unarmed, he was abducted and murdered , at Teer near Crossmaglen, South Armagh.

Robert was visiting his fiancée at the time.

The 3rd Battalion were heavily involved in the internment operations, at first in Londonderry, and then later in Belfast where it was deployed chiefly in riot control in 1972. It was during this period that Robert Benner was murdered, becoming the second member of the Regiment killed in Northern Ireland

Kent Fallen.