This Day in History: 1974-03-03

Captain (retired) Julian Parish, late 2GR and a former helicopter pilot in the 2nd Goorkhas Air Platoon, was killed in the Paris air disaster. His family donated a silver statuette of a Gurkha hill runner which was named as The Parish Trophy and subsequently awarded annually to the Rifleman who contributed most to the good name and reputation of the 2nd Battalion.

Captain Julian Parish