The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

Our Latest News

  • 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
Jun 1

Cenotaph 2019 Update

CENOTAPH 2019 UPDATE
To date 11 members have submitted their names to attend the 2019 Cenotaph March Past on Remembrance Sunday (10 November 2019; They are:

Brig Davidson-Houston; Trevor Jones: Peter Legg: Scott McBryde: Mark Payne; Stuart Quarterman;
Luke Sheen; Michael Taylor; Dennis Watts; Paul Whitcher and Alan Winchester.

If anyone had problems due to the syntax error in the hyperlink, fear not we still have 19 places. Please email your bids to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Jun 1

News From Japan

To illustrate how Mailchimp is spreading the word of the Association to its world-wide members here is one example. We have received news from Matthew Gavin who now lives in Nagano, Japan. He served with A Company Rifle Volunteers and served with 1 RGBW on Op Telic 4 in 2004.

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May 31

The funeral of George Hughes

The funeral of the late George Hughes will take place on Friday 7th June at Christchurch Church, Ross Road, Nr Coleford GL16 7NE at 1230hrs. It is not far from Berry Hill. For those attending please look at the Church website which gives full details of where it is located and driving directions.

The Cremation Service will be held at the Forest of Dean Crematorium, Yew Tree Brake, Speech House Road, Cinderford, GL14 3HU at 1400hrs'.

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May 26

The `Death of Mr Albert Barnes, RBerks

Sad to report the death of Mr Albert Edwin Barnes, 86. Formerly of the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Served in the Canal Zone. On 23rd May 2019. At RD and E Hospital, Exeter.

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May 26

ARMED FORCES BIG BREAKFAST HUDSONS FIELD 30TH JUNE 19 09.30

Subject: ARMED FORCES BIG BREAKFAST HUDSONS FIELD 30TH JUNE 19 09.30

Message: The Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club will be holding a Big Breakfast as part of the celebrations for Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury to promote the breakfast club.

Veterans and Serving personnel are invited to attend the event in the SSAFA Marquee on Hudson’s Field, Salisbury. Breakfast will be served from 10:00, breakfast guests will be able to join the public from 12:00 as The Armed Forces Day site opens for the afternoon. In the interests of veterans I would be grateful if you would spread this event through your members.

Kind regards

Andy Heath
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/armed-forces-veterans-breakfast-club-tickets-61285421345

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