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Rifleman Edward James Backhouse from 3 Parachute Battalion was Killed in Action… Military Life, Military History, Emotional Pictures, Airborne Ranger, Remember The Fallen, Killed In Action, Brothers In Arms, African History, Vietnam War

Rifleman Edward James Backhouse from 3 Parachute Battalion was Killed in Action on 04 May 1978 during Operation Reindeer and the assault on Cassinga in Southern Angola. This was the largest airborne operation ever carried out by South Africa and was the largest ever in Southern Africa. He was 22.