The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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The Death of Alan Cottrell DERR

On 8th April 2020 Alan Cottrell passed away after a valiant fight against Covid-19. Alan was serving with 1 DERR in 1966 as a member of the Support Platoon with A Company in Clifton Barracks, Minden, West Germany. He was a stalwart supporter of the Regimental Association and a regular attender of the annual Cenotaph Parade at Whitehall. Once out of the Army he was the manager of a local football team in the Swindon area in his spare time, as well as being a passionate supporter of "The Robins".

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