The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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Nov 3

Dedication Ceremony on Sunday 3rd November 2019 at Lidgate, Suffolk

The village of Lidgate, Suffolk, is holding a Dedication Ceremony on Sunday 3rd November 2019 to add three World War II names to their War Memorial.

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Nov 3


In view of the unintended clash of the AGM (set a year ago) and the Thanksgiving Service for the safe return of 1 Rifles from their recent operational tour and the subsequent low numbers signed up for the AGM, the Association's 2019 AGM, due to be held on 23 November 2019, has been postponed until Saturday 18 January 2020.

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Nov 3

The Death of John Turner, Glosters

John Frederick Turner who died on 17 October 2019. John served with the Gloucestershire Regiment during the 1950's and 960's reaching the rank of Sergeant. The news was passed to us by his nephew. Details of the funeral which will take place in Colchester are still awaited. Scott McBryde is in contact with a former Gloucestershire Regiment member living in East Anglia in the hope of ensuring Regimental representation at the funeral, once details are released.

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Oct 14

2019 AGM Update

The Association AGM had been planned to take place on Saturday 23rd on November since the last AGM. Venue and catering arrangements had been reserved based on those dates.

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Oct 5

The Death of John William Tucker 1 Glosters

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We are notified by Clive Tucker of the passing of his father, John William Tucker. on the 29th September 2019. John served 1Glosters 1954 -1956. Date of the funeral is 25th October venue and further details of the funeral are yet to be announced.

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