The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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  • The Ferozeshah Commemoration Service Devizes 1st December 2019
  • Funeral Arrangements for Patricia (Trish) Wakelin
  • The Death of L/Cpl Chris 'Ginge' Whittall, 1 Glosters
  • The Death of Stephen Shaw, 1DERR
  • Lidgate War Memorial Re-dedication Service 3rd November 2019

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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Feb 28

The death of Alec Fitzpatrick R.Berks

The Association has been informed of the passing of 22150962 Pte Alec Fitzpatrick Royal Berkshire Regiment. His funeral is to take place on Monday 4 March at 1045 am at the Aldershot Crematorium. Our sincere condolences to his wife, family and friends.

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Feb 18

The Death of WO2 Peter Keen. Glosters

WO2 Peter Keen

We have been informed by Stephen Keen's son, that his father died 6th February 2019 after a long illness. The funeral service is to take place at the South Bristol Crematorium at 1245hrs Thursday 28th February.
If you would like to attend Peter's funeral can you please let me know as soon as possible.

https://www.funeralzone.co.uk/crematoriums/south-bristol-cemetery-crematorium

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Feb 12

The death of 24285025 LCpl Stephen Suchocki

The death of 24285025 LCpl Stephen Suchocki:

Stephen died after a very long illness on the 2nd February 2019. His wife Marie was by his side when he died. His funeral will be held on the 27th February 2019 at Thatcham Berkshire Crematorium at 15.45 pm.
Stephen served in the DERR and saw service in British Honduras (Belize) , Northern Ireland ( Op Banner).

Our condolences go out to his wife Marie, Family and Friends.

It is now confirm that Stephen's funeral will be held on Wednesday 27th February at 15:45hrs at West Berkshire Crematorium. A social gathering will also take place after the service at the Bowlers Arms, Enborne Street, Newbury RG14 6TW the following link will give you the directions:

https://uk.local.yahoo.com/info-2057212765-the-bowlers-arms-newbury;_ylt=AwrIAX_5V2lcrNYAdXB3Bwx.;_ylu=X3oDMTByZmVxM3N0BGNvbG8DaXIyBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzYw--?p=bowlers%20arms&guccounter=1

Would you kindly let me know if you will be attending.

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