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  • CENOTAPH 2020 AND REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY
  • The Death of CSGT Richard Martin - DERR
Oct 21

The Death of Major David Holdsworth

 

Major David James Holdsworth died peacefully at home after a long illness, on October 6th, 2020. aged 91. The last surviving officer of the 'Glorious Glosters' to have fought at the Battle of the Imjin in Korea, 1951. Joined the FCO in 1967, serving in Hong Kong, Thailand, Burma, Singapore, Brunei, and Israel. Beloved husband of Marie-Luise, father, step-father and grandfather to 22. His wit and charm will be greatly missed by all. Private funeral.

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Oct 21

The Death of CSGT Terry (Sid) Boon - Glosters

Sadly we have to report the passing of former C/Sgt Terry (Sid) Boon, who passed away on 1st October 2020. Terry and his brother served with 1 Glosters, Terry (Sid) recorded as having served with the Anti Tank Platoon amongst his many appointments. In Roy Evans words "Terry was a top man, a good friend to all and will be missed". Condolences to Rosa and the family at this time.

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Oct 15

The Death of WO2 (TQMS) Martin Curtin, Glosters

 

Ray Wells writes>>>

It is with a heavy heart that I do my duty in reporting the passing of 23786593 Wo2 (TQMS) Martin Curtin on the 10 October 2020 at 0330 Bst. Martin was cremated on Tuesday 13 October 2020 at 1000 hrs, Martin was an ex Gloster Soldier. long term personal friend and a very loyal and popular member of 1st Battalion the Gloucestershire Regiment 28th/XIst,

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Oct 15

The Death Of Ron Warren Glosters

Lawrence Whittle, Secretary of the City of Bristol Branch informs us of the sad passing of former 23400370 Pte.Ron Warren who served 1 Glosters 1957/58. B Coy and HQ Coy. Ron was a keen member of the Bristol Branch regularly attending all meetings and events. Ron Died on the 21st September 2020.

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Oct 10

Green Jacket Close, Winchester

THE RIFLES BENEVOLENCE TRUST ACCOMMODATION IN GREEN JACKET CLOSE WINCHESTER

Let me firstly introduce myself, if you don't already know who I am, my name is Andy Spalding (Ex WO2 RGJ), I am the property Manager for all Regt property throughout the Regt, but I'm also the Estate Manager for Green Jacket Close here in Winchester, which I want to talk about.

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