Lieutenant Colonel Robert Blair Mayne Dso Three Bars Statue
Neil R Finlay
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Lieutenant Colonel Robert Blair "Paddy" Mayne Was from Newtownards in Northern Ireland. A lawyer by trade and keen rugby player, having been capped for Ireland as well as playing with the British Lions team.
He became a war hero during World War 2 and was a founding member of the British Special Air Service. He was decorated as DSO and 3 bars.
His final resting place is in Newtownards’s Movilla Abbey Cemetery, itself steeped in history.
August 1st, 2020
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