Captain Roger Philip Goad GC. BEM

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

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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 Goad GC. BEM

Memorial – Unveiled 29th June 2018 at Kensington Church Street, London

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

Ceremony Programme

Captain Roger Goad Memorial Programme 1
Captain Roger Goad Memorial Programme 2

Letters

Memorial to Captain Roger Goad Invitation Letter

Memorial Video

Unveiling of a War Memorial – 22nd September 2019 at Torpoint, Cornwall

The Trust attended to honour Captain Roger Goad GC. BEM at the Memorial and to see the Road that has been named after him. Roger’s brother Colin has recently joined other serviceman at The Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Location Map

227 Kensington Church Street, London W8 7LX