Birmingham City Council

War Memorials: Ronald Wilkinson

This picture of Captain Ronald Wilkinson hangs outsde the Lord Mayor's offices in Birmingham Council House.

On 17 September, 1973, an IRA bomb was found outside an office block at Edgbaston. The bomb exploded as Captain Wilkinson inspected it. He died from his injuries, 6 days later.

Captain Ronald Wilkinson

Captain Ronald Wilkinson R.A.O.C.
Killed attempting to defuse a terrorist bomb
17th September 1973