This is the website for The Regimental Association of The Rifles & The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment .
Our members are made up of veterans who have served with the following regiments of the British Army
If your cap badge appears above then you are most likely to already be a life member. You may have joined whilst serving or you became eligible via the days pay scheme.
Full membership is open to all ranks including adult instructors of the A.C.F and C.C.F. units.
We also welcome as Associates those Servicemen and Women who have served as attached personnel.
Finally we have a category for Branch Associates. This is for friends of the Regiment, interested persons from other corps, regiments or services and the public.
To maintain contact between past and present members of our Regiment and its predecessors by meeting socially, organising events, reunions, visits etc.
To offer comradeship and welfare.
To assist past and present members
We have branches throughout the three counties recruiting area with a couple outside the area
Each branch of the Association has it’s own page on this website. The purpose of this is to;
Give each branch a web presence.
To give branches the facility to publish details, news and photographs from the branch
If you think that you have anything from your branch that you would like to see on the branch page then please email the webmaster
Click on the marker for more details of that branch
Business & Services Register
Former members of our antecedent Regiments who, in civilian life, are running their own business, trade or profession are able to submit an entry into the “Online Directory of Businesses and Services Provided by Members” hosted on this web site thus enabling those of us seeking such a service to give first consideration to one of our former colleagues before looking elsewhere. To get your business listed please complete the form below.
Former Pte Alan Franklin 1 Glosters 1961-1970 sadly passed away on Saturday 26th September 2015 aged [ ... ]
I am very sorry to have to advise all members of the Regiment that Brigadier Bill Mackereth, late Co [ ... ]
1. The Somme Commemorative event will take place on 1st July 2016 at Thiepval. The event, likely to [ ... ]
It has been decided to postpone the Rifles and RGBW Association AGM currently scheduled for Saturday [ ... ]
The realisation that the 70th Anniversary of D Day in 2014 would be the last occasion when [ ... ]
The death of 23967716 Sgt GC (Gerry) Bartlett The death of 23967716 Sgt GC (Gerry) Bartlett wh [ ... ]
The very sad news of the death of Pte BP Sillence who served with the DERR 1962-74. Our sincere cond [ ... ]
It is with great sadness that I write to you today to inform you of the passing of 23011940 Pte GL [ ... ]
Pte Robert (Bob) Morris Warrior 1 Glosters passed away 25 July 2015 aged 87. Bob enlisted in the [ ... ]