Council have gave permission for the UDR to erect a memorial plaque in Coleraine. The project is to mark local people’s contribution to the regiment.
If planning approval is passed the memorial will placed at the front of the town hall.
The plaque will form the shape of a Causeway Stone and will be inscribed with the UDR badge and the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross awarded by the Queen in 2006.
The Ulster Defence Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army established in 1970, with a comparatively short existence ending in 1992.