Sergeant Ian McKay VC - 3rd Bn, The Parachute Regiment


FOLLOWING THE SUCCESFULL TERMINATION OF THE FALKLANDS WAR IN 1982 FIVE RECOMMENDATIONS
FOR THE AWARD OF THE VICTORIA CROSS WERE MADE. TWO WERE SUCCESSFUL, THREE WERE REJECTED.


Three recommendations for the Victoria Cross were rejected.

24579367 Private Stephen Illingworth, 2nd Bn, The Parachute Regiment

Lieutenant Commander John Sephton, Royal Navy, HMS 'Ardent'

Marine Engineering Articifer (M), 1st Class, Kenneth Enticknapp, Royal Navy, HMS 'Ardent'

Two recommendations for the Victoria Cross were approved.

Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Jones, OBE, Command 2nd Bn, The Parachute Regiment

Sergeant Ian McKay, 3rd Bn, The Parachute Regiment

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Iain Stewart, 9 July 2018