Tuesday, 27 August 2013

1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1900-79

TO THE ILLUSTRIOUS MEMORY OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET THE RIGHT HONOURABLE LOUIS FRANCIS ALBERT VICTOR NICHOLAS [MOUNTBATTEN], EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA, KG GCB OM GCSI GCIE GCVO DSO PC.

On the 27th August, 1979, Lord Mountbatten was assassinated by the IRA, who planted a bomb in his fishing boat, Shadow V, at Mullaghmore, County Sligo, in the Irish Republic.

Others killed by the blast were Nicholas Knatchbull, his elder daughter's 14-year-old son, and Paul Maxwell, a 15-year-old boy from County Fermanagh, who was a crew member.

LORD & LADY MOUNTBATTEN IN CORONATION ROBES

First published in August, 2010.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

A great friend of Ireland, his murder was a disgraceful act.