Past Events

Welcome to the ‘Past Events’ section of the Parachute Regimental Association York Branch website.

On this page will be found articles, photographs and events attended by and of interest to members


It is with deepest regret that the Branch learnt of the death of one of its founding members, Bill Heppell MC, on the 17th October 2021.

During World War II, Bill Heppell was parachuted into the Balkans, Yugoslavia and Greece to organise and fight alongside the partisans.