Message received by the Chairman from Colonel Vernon-Powell “it is with great sadness that I write to inform you Desmond Redding died peacefully last night (16 December) at home. This was expected and a relief to his suffering”. Colonel Desmond Redding was commissioned into the Royal Berkshire Regiment serving and then serving in 1 DERR. He went on to command 2 WESSEX. Further details will be provided when released by the family.