READING BRANCH MAIWAND DAY AND REUNION SUNDAY 31st JULY 2022

READING BRANCH MAIWAND DAY AND REUNION SUNDAY 31st JULY 2022

Brock Barracks. Oxford Road. Reading. RG30 1 HW Programme Sunday 1 pm to 5pm to include: -Memorial Service at the CenotaphMarch Past2 Course LunchCash Bar in the Dragon ClubStatic Displays by 7 RiflesMusical EventMost of all come along and meet up with your old comrades and friendsThe cost per person £12.50 Please support our Association Further details & Booking Form contactMr David Smith e-mail: — 07785 950521
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Somerset Branch Invitation to our Annual Imjin Commemorative Lunch

Somerset Branch Invitation to our Annual Imjin Commemorative Lunch

Sunday 24th April 20221.    It has been a long and hard two years since we were last able to organise an Imjin Commemorative Lunch. The dreaded COVID outbreak meant us cancelling the 70th-anniversary event, which was a huge disappointment for everyone. We are now planning the next occasion, which will again be held at Taunton Rugby Football Club, Veritas Park, Hyde Lane, Bathpool, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8BU on Sunday 24th April 2022 at 1200hrs for 1230hrs. 2.   The two-course carvery & dessert menu, including coffee, is £12.50p per person, which is extremely good value thanks to being generously discounted by…
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BACK BADGE REUNION 2022

BACK BADGE REUNION 2022

Introduction. It is intended to hold the Back Badge reunion this year on the 26th March at Walls social club , Hammond Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, GL43HG. As before a church service at St Marys deLode and subsequent march through Gloucester will precede the lunch and gathering.Background. Some key points for the day include: Church Service at St Mary de Lode. The service will begin at 11.30 am. Please take your seats by 11.15 am. As before Canon Nikki Arty has kindly agreed to lead. All are most welcome and we plan on members of our former Regimental Band accompanying the service.March…
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Mrs Trisha Ladds

Mrs Trisha Ladds

The Somerset Branch report it is their sad duty to inform the Association of passing of Tisha Ladds, beloved wife of Maj (Retd) William (Alan) Ladds, President Somerset branch of the Regimental Association and formerly 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.  Tisha died peacefully in Wilton Hospital on Saturday 29th January 2022 after a brave fight against cancer.  At the moment, but in line with her wishes, she will be cremated at Taunton, not before 20th February 2022.  Tisha Ladds will also be remembered for her  time with 1 DERR when Major Alan Ladds served as the Demonstration Officer when the battalion…
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The Funeral of Ian Leather, DERR

The Funeral of Ian Leather, DERR

The funeral of Ian Leather, whose passing was reported in the New Year News Sheet, will take place on 23 February at 14:30 hours at Easthampstead Park Cemetery, Bracknell, RG40 3DW. No flowers but donation if you wish to the Air Ambulance.
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Marvin Grange, 1Glosters & 1RGBW

24908557 Marvin Grange,  who served 1 Glosters/RGBW 1990/97 passed away on 2 February 2002. Marvin was assigned to RHQ Gloucester in 1994 to help with the preparations of the Tercentenary Event and was a well-respected member of the team.
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David Hodge 1 Glosters

24093378 David Hodge, who served with 1 Glosters, passed away on 12 January 2022. His funeral will take place on 7 February at Memorial Woodlands, Earthcott Green, Near Thornbury BS35 37A. Followed by a wake at the Swan Thornbury. 17 High St, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 2AE.
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New website

Welcome to the new look for the Association website. Unfortunately during the revamp of the site all user data was lost so, in due course, all previous registered users will need to register on this site.
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