L/Cpl Webb, 24, from Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, was injured in an attack by insurgents in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province on Monday 25th March he was flown to hospital but died later.
Apparently so; the gate was named after the approach road. Interesting history here:
North Prospect History Project said:1919 Addison Housing Act. Plymouth told to clear 19 insanitary areas of slum housing which comprised 1017 houses and 9865 people. In the same year after some considerable discussion Lord St Levan agreed to sell Plymouth City Council land for a new housing estate on Swilly estate land. These houses were built just after World War I and were indeed built as “Houses for heroes to come home to” ie ex servicemen and families with unsatisfactory housing BUT primarily to clear the slum areas of the Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport.
1921 The first sod was turned by the Prince of Wales to start the building of the Swilly Estate. This estate was planned as the first Garden Suburb for Plymouth...
Mechanicinan 2nd Class Alan Smith ex 120 MQC Course, died tragically on his first run ashore in Bridgetown, Barbados on 31st October 1971. I wish him to be remembered on this thread.
R.I.P Alan, god rest your soul.
Your friend, Dick C.
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