Soldiers Who Have Served

Name: John Ernest Herbert

Rank: Corporal

Regimental number: 23921722

Date enlisted: 1962

Army career: John joined the Army as a boy in April, 1962 and was trained in the Infantry Junior Leaders Battalion.In July, 1964 he was posted to The 3rd Battalion in Berlin.

He was appointed Lance Corporal in July, 1965 and promoted to Corporal in May, 1966, when still only 19.

Date of death: 03/03/967

Circumstances: John died in a road accident while serving with the Regiment in Aden.