Thursday, 8 March 2012
IAN ANDERSON BRYDEN - MID
On the night of 13/14 June 1982, on the Island of East Falkland, the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards attacked well entrenched enemy position on the craggy ridge feature of Tumbledown Mountain, seven kilometers to the west of port Stanley
Captain BRYDEN was at the front of his company, closing rapidly with the enemy's position. Suddenly he was confronted by three enemy. Reacting immediately and decisively, he shot and killed two of them and overcame the third in hand to hand fighting. Shortly afterwards, his company successfully secured its objective.
Captain BRYDEN's personal courage was an example to all; he is strongly mentioned for Mention in Despatches.