HERO of the MONTH

Major Sir Ambrose Joseph McGonigal KBE, MC & Bar

THE ROYAL NAVY'S MTBS, HEAVILY ARMED FAST ATTACK CRAFT, FREQUENTLY SUPPORTED SMALL RAIDING OPERATIONS TOPFOTO

“Ambrose joined 12 Commando, looking for revenge over his brother’s death … One of his comrades later recalled that Ambrose had ‘an insatiable thirst’ for adventure and was ‘totally without fear”

In war and peace, Ambrose McGonigal lived an extraordinary life, with conflict never far away. During World War Two, he served as a Commando and in the SBS, while after it he served in Belfast as the most senior Catholic judge during the height of the Troubles.

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