Captain Roger Philip Goad GC. BEM
29th August 1975
40 years old

Metropolitan Police

Following a telephone tip-off, police officers found a suspicious package placed in a shop doorway in Kensington Church Street in London. Captain Roger Goad was the senior bomb disposal expert on the scene. A bomb, fitted with an anti-handling device, had been placed by Provisional Irish Republican Army members. Goad attempted to defuse the bomb but it exploded, killing him instantly.
Captain Roger Philip Goad GC. BEM
Memorial – Unveiled 29th June 2018 at Kensington Church Street, London

Unveiling Photos – 29th June 2018 at Kensington Church Street, London

Unveiling of a War Memorial – 22nd September 2019 at Torpoint, Cornwall to those citizens of the town who lost their lives in all wars. The Trust attended to honour Captain Roger Goad GC. BEM at the Memorial and to see the Road that has been named after him. The photographs show the Memorial, Roger's brother Colin who has recently joined other serviceman at The Royal Hospital Chelsea. The other photograph is of the Standard bearer for the Ministry of Defence Police.


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Captain Roger Philip Goad GC. BEM Programme
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