The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

Our Latest News

  • Thanks from the Chairman
  • Association Secretary
  • Branches Annual Grant from Association
  • Cenotaph 2019 - Update No2
  • OP Banner 50 Commemoration at the National Arboretum

Aug 27

The Death of Frank Cottam, Glosters

You may wish to be aware of the recent death of Mr Frank Cottam MBE, aged 93. Frank, as a regular army sergeant, served in A Company, 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment, at the Battle of the Imjin River. He was subsequently taken prisoner.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 118
Aug 27

The Death of Pte.Henry James (Jim) Brown, Glosters

22192166 Pte.Henry James (Jim) Brown
You may wish to be aware of the recent death of Mr Henry James (Jim) Brown. Jim saw action in Malaya and brief service in Hong Kong before being posted to Korea where, shortly before the Battle of the Imjin River, he joined 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment.

Read more
Add CommentViews: 494
Aug 24

The Death of Colin Humphries , 1 Glosters

We have been informed by Mrs Kay Humphries that her husband Colin Humphries 1 Glosters passed away on Monday 19th August. A much liked and respected member of The Glosters
Funeral details to follow when known.

Add CommentViews: 272
Aug 9

The Death of Cpl George 'Sailor' Godsall served 1 Glosters

Cpl George 'Sailor' Godsall served 1 Glosters from 1957 until the 70's Died 25th July 2019. He was nicknamed 'Sailor' having served in the Royal Navy during the Korean War.

Notice from Gloucester Citizen yesterday.

Former Cpl. George Of Hucclecote Passed away peacefully at Gloucester Royal Hospital on 25th July 2019, aged 88 years.

Funeral Service and Cremation at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 15th August 2019 at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for R N L I, may be sent c/o S C & B S Cocks, Funeral Directors, 59, Hucclecote Road, Hucclecote, Gloucester. GL3 3TL

1 CommentsViews: 3646
Jun 24

The Death of Sjt Roy Welland - R Berks

It is with sadness that we report the passing of a Kohima Veteran. Serjeant Roy Welland has passed into the light at the age of 96. Roy was in the Royal Berkshires and fought across the Tennis Court after the Siege was lifted.

Read more
1 CommentsViews: 918

Site Last Modified

  • Last Modified: Sunday 08 September 2019, 15:46:15.

Copyright © 2019. All Rights Reserved.The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association