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Roll Call Warrant Officer Class 2 Daniel L J Brooks {Danny, Dan} -

Daniel Lenard John Brooks enlisted in London into the Junior Para Company in 1978.

After completing P Coy in 1980, Pte ‘Danny’ Brooks was posted to C Coy 1 PARA.

He served with 1 PARA on many tours of Operation Banner, and in 1988 was posted to Depot.

Cpl Brooks was then posted in 1990 to, Mortar Platoon, Support Company (SP), 3 PARA. More yours of Northern Ireland followed.

In 1995 Sgt Brooks was posted to Support Weapons Wing, Netheravon as a Mortar Instructor until 1997.

As 2ic of Mortar Platoon, SP Coy, 3PARA, CSgt Brooks went with C Coy 3 PARA to Kosovo in 1999.

Wo2 Brooks military career finished in 2002. He has a daughter and son and has been married to Dawn since 1982.

by Wendy George

Listed Operations

01/10/1969 – 01/07/2007 Northern Ireland (Operation Banner)
06/06/1999 – 01/08/1999 Kosovo (Operation Agricola)

Airborne Forces service history

1978-1979 Junior Parachute Company, (Private)
1980-1988 The 1st Battalion The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA), (Corporal)
1988-1990 Depot The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces, (Corporal)
1990-1995 The 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (3 PARA), (Sergeant)
1995-1997 Staff Instructor, Support Weapons Wing
1997-2002 The 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (3 PARA), (Warrant Officer Class 2)

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