The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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  • The Death of Jim Penny DERR
  • The Funeral of LIEUTENANT COLONEL RONALD ERNEST COLEMAN JP
  • The death of Gerard Croft -1Glos
  • The Death of Lt Col Ron Coleman, Glosters
  • The death of Steve Milner 1 Glosters
Aug 27

The Death of Pte.Henry James (Jim) Brown, Glosters

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You may wish to be aware of the recent death of Mr Henry James (Jim) Brown. Jim saw action in Malaya and brief service in Hong Kong before being posted to Korea where, shortly before the Battle of the Imjin River, he joined 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment.

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Aug 24

The Death of Colin Humphries , 1 Glosters

We have been informed by Mrs Kay Humphries that her husband Colin Humphries 1 Glosters passed away on Monday 19th August. A much liked and respected member of The Glosters
Funeral details to follow when known.

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Aug 9

The Death of Cpl George 'Sailor' Godsall served 1 Glosters

Cpl George 'Sailor' Godsall served 1 Glosters from 1957 until the 70's Died 25th July 2019. He was nicknamed 'Sailor' having served in the Royal Navy during the Korean War.

Notice from Gloucester Citizen yesterday.

Former Cpl. George Of Hucclecote Passed away peacefully at Gloucester Royal Hospital on 25th July 2019, aged 88 years.

Funeral Service and Cremation at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 15th August 2019 at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for R N L I, may be sent c/o S C & B S Cocks, Funeral Directors, 59, Hucclecote Road, Hucclecote, Gloucester. GL3 3TL

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Aug 1

Bob Edwards looking for muckers 1Wilts

From Dolores Hewitt Edwards via messenger
This is my husband Graham (Bob) Edwards in 1958. From 1956 to 1958 he served in Cyprus with the First Battalion Wiltshire Regiment. He would like to be in touch with old comrades who came from Gloucester and environs. they were John Curtis, Les Crowther, Ron Davis (Davies), Ron Mansell, and Danny Thomas. If anybody knows any of these people please can you let me know. They are probably in their early eighties now. Graham is 81. Here's hoping!

 

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Jul 11

Cenotaph Parade Registration for Sunday 10th November 2019

As a Regimental Association we have bid for and been allocated 30 places at the Annual Whitehall Cenotaph Parade, which for 2019 takes place on Sunday 10 November.

To date I have been asked by the following 13 if they may apply for a place:

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