Ray La Touche was a Radio Operator 1st Class (General) on HMS Glamorgan during the Falklands War. A picture of him with the rest of the ‘Coms’ crew (Front Row 2nd Right) can be seen on the full write up.
HMS Glamorgan was a County-class destroyer and during the Falklands War, She fired 1,450 4.5 inch rounds, more than any other vessel in the conflict. She was slightly damaged by bombs on 1.5.1982 and was hit by a land launched exocet missile on 12.6.1982. On the latter date 14 men were killed and numerous others wounded. The fires from this attack were brought under control and she was back in service 36 hours later.
Condition GVF, good medal to the ships ‘Communications’ team.