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Pte John Terence Argyle

The British Cyprus Memorial Trust

Royal Leicestershire Regiment

Wayne's Keep - Plot 20 Row C Grave 9

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Remembrance by: The British Cyprus Memorial Trust

Date added: 9 Jul 2009

Pte John Terence ARGYLE is one of the 372 British Servicemen who died on active service during the four-year Cyprus Emergency April 1 1955 to April 18 1959, and whose name is among those remembered with honour on the British Cyprus Memorial. Serving with the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, he was mortally wounded on May 30 1956, when a grenade exploded in his vehicle as he was driving through the Varosha district of Famagusta. Two others with him were killed instantly; he died two days later on June 1. Aged 19, as were the others, and from Hinckley Leics., he is buried at Wayne’s Keep, the British military cemetery in Cyprus, Plot 20, Row C Grave 9. He is pictured here (right) with his close friend John Attenborough who was killed with him. See ATTENBOROUGH, HEBB.
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