Airborne Engineers Association

Roll of Honour



Les (Geordie) Barker


Ken (Geordie) Small

Les served with 9 Independent Parachute Sqn RE, prior to volunteering for 22 SAS. Les was one of the SAS soldiers involved in ending the Iranian Embassy siege

He died on 21st November 1981 due to a parachute malfunction during a training exercise in Oman.

You can find more information on Les via the following link:

Les Barker

They shall grow not old
as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun
and in the morning
We will remember them



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