Airborne Engineers Association

Roll of Honour



Steven (Legs) Lane


Steven (Legs) Lane

Steven (Legs) Lane served with 2 Para prior to transferring to 9 Para Sqn RE and then passing selection and joining B Squadron, 22 SAS, as a trooper.

He deployed during the first Gulf War as a member of an eight man patrol behind Iraqi lines. The patrol's activities on the operation were subsequently publicised through TV programmes, TV films and several books, including 'Bravo Two Zero', 'The One That Got Away' and 'The Real Bravo Two Zero'.

Trooper Steven Lane died on 27th January 1991 and was posthumously awarded the Military Medal for his actions.

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

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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