Thursday, 8 March 2012


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

Throughout the assault, Piper MACINNESS acted as medical orderly. Despite heavy mortar and artillery fire, he unhesitatingly and without regard for his own safety went repeatedly into the front line to render first aid to his inured. His conduct was an inspiring example to all around him.

For his bravery and unselfish regard for his colleagues, Piper MACINNES is recommended for Mention in Despatches.

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