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James Robert Borucki

(James) Robert Borucki

Private James Robert Borucki, known as Robert, of 3 Battalion Parachute Regiment, was killed in Crossmaglen Town, Co Armagh, on 8 August 1976 in a booby trap IED ambush. He was just 19. The Sangar overlooking the town was named after him.

Robert was buried at Wales Church Cemetery, and remembered on the Wales Square Memorial. His great uncle, Harry Osborne Checkley, is also named on the Wales Square memorial.

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