27th August 1979 Earl Mountbatten assassinated: London Statue

Lord Louis Mountbatten

1979 assassinated by a bomb set by members of the Provision Irish Republican Army.

 A bomb blasted his boat in Ireland. He was known as the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG GCB OM GCSI GCIEGCVO DSO OC FRS.  Born Prince Louis of Battenberg. Associated with his royal in the British Royal Navy. He was the last Viceroy of India 1947.

Mountbatten Statue near Horseguards Parade London
Mountbatten Statue near Horse guards Parade London
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