The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

Supporting veterans from Gloucestershire's, Berkshire's and Wiltshire's infantry regiments

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1. Background. The National Memorial Arboretum will host this commemorative event on Wed 14 Aug 19, beginning at 1400 hrs. The event is being led by RBL. Those holders of the General Service Medal (with the Northern Ireland clasp) are invited to attend. Bids for tickets must be submitted through Associations. The RBL will not accept individual bids. The Rifles Association has written to Regional Offices and Associations, kindly offering to submit individual and Association bids via The Rifleman’s Association. This means that all those eligible to attend and wishing to attend will have a sponsor Association.   

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Mar 22

The Death of Glyn Roberts, Glosters

It is with a heavy heart that we learn of the passing of Glyn Roberts. Glyn Served 1 Glosters, Signals Platoon.

He died on Thursday 14th of March. His home was in Cinderford and he was a member of the Forest of Dean Branch of the Regimental Association.
Our thoughts are with Susan and the family at this sad time.
Glyn 's Funeral will take place on Thursday 4th April 1315hrs at St Stephens Church, Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford. GL14 2AA. Followed by cremation 1430hrs
at Yew Tree Brake Crematorium, Speech House Rd,Cinderford GL14 3HU.

Regimental Blazers and medals are to be worn to the funeral. 

There will be refreshments at the Belfry Broad St, Littledean,
Nr. Cinderford GL14 3JS

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Mar 22

The Death of Terrence Hacker, Glosters

Sadly we learn of the Death of former 23180875 L/Cpl. Terrence Miles John Hacker
Terrence served 1 Glosters 1955-57. During that period he was involved in the conflicts in Kenya, Aden & Cyprus.
Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.
His funeral will take place on Tuesday the 26th of March. 1330hrs
at Weston Super Mare Crematorium, Ebdon Road, Worle, Weston-super-Mare BS22 9NY

Standard Bearers are requested by the family.
All are invited to the wake held after the Service at the Crab Apple Inn, Southern Way Clevedon. BS21 7UL

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Mar 15

The Death of Mike Godwin DERR, The Association Secretary

It's with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of Michael Kenneth Godwin, he suffered a heart attack on the morning of Tuesday the 12th March. His wife Sue has asked Toby North to coordinate the Regimental Family so I would very much appreciate it if you would let Toby know if you intend to attend the funeral, this will help cater for the numbers. Toby North <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

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Mar 2

Maiwand Day - Change of Date- Now

We have had to change the date of our Maiwand Day this year, the reason is that 7 Rifles has a training weekend at Brock Barracks on the 15th/16th July. The new date will be Sunday 28th, I will send you event programme ASAP.

Regards
Peter Richens
Chairman

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