Airborne Engineers Association

Roll of Honour



Wayne David Tarbard


Tony Atkinson

3 Troop, 20 Field Squadron, 36 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers. Died Tuesday 8 June 1982.

Wayne was temporarily attached to 9 Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers when he was killed during the air attack on the LSL (Landing Ship Logistic) Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Sir Galahad, by Argentine aircraft at Fitzroy Cove.

When Wayne lost his life he was being transported on Sir Galahad to provide engineering support following the landings.

In remembrance of Wayne, his family have funded a Rose Bowl which is called The Tarbard Rose Bowl, and it is presented annually to the top Sapper on the Cadre course at 36 Engineer Regiment, Maidstone, Kent. A member of Wayne's family has under taken this presentation since its inauguration in 1983.

You can find more information on Wayne 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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