The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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Reported Deaths 2019

During 2019 we have been informed of the following members passing. Our condolences go out to their families

 

26 August 2019 - David S. Binding (22248355 - Sgt) 1 Glosters. During the Korean War he served in D Company and was taken Prisoner of War at the Battle of Imjin.

August 2019 - Henry James (Jim) Brown (22192166 – Pte) 1 Glosters. During the Korean War he served in A Company and was taken Prisoner of War at the Battle of Imjin.

19 August 2019 – Colin (Homer) Humphries (24005652) 1 Glosters. Served from 1964 - 1987

03 August 2019 - Frank Cottam MBE (14725216 – Sgt) 1 Glosters. During the Korean War served in A Company and was taken Prisoner of War at the Battle of Imjin.

25 July 2019 – George (Sailor) Godsall 1 Glosters. Served from 1957 to 1970’s. Nickname of “Sailor” was due to him having served in the Royal Navy during the Korean War.

12 July -2019 – David (mantis) Cox 1 Glosters. Completed his service in 1977.

24 June 2019 – Adrian Knight 1 Glosters. Served from 1990 to 1994.

11 June 2019 – Robert (Ginger) Hale (23717154 – Cpl) 1 Glosters. Enlisted in 1960 served in for 22.5 years.

May 2019 – George (Big George) Hughes 1 Glosters. Served from 1960 to 1966.

06 March 2019 – Terrence M. J. Hacker (23180875 LCpl) 1 Glosters. Served as a National Serviceman from 1955 to 1957

 

April

22339543 Anthony James Leppard
Served 1 Glosters 1950-1950
Korean Veteran
Died April 2019

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Jeffery Williams
Served 1 Glosters
Died April 2019

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Robert(akn Tiny) Pitt
Served 1 Glosters
Died 13th April 2019

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Peter Milner
Served 1 Glosters
Died 24th April 2019

 

February

Lt Col VH Ridley MBE QGM Died 2 February2019 Served in The Wiltshire Regiment

January

23695858 Graham 'Jigger' Jones Died 27th November 2018
Served 1 Glosters 1960's
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23471961 Pte. William J Gosney, Somerset Branch Died 3rd December 2018
Served 1 Glosters 1956-59
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22494937 Cpl Denis Bowman Died 15th December 2018
Served 1 Glosters 1951-53 Former Standard Bearer Somerset Branch.
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23638126 David Boaden Died 31 December 2018
Somerset Branch. Served 1 Glosters 1959 - 1961. Member of the successful Battalion motorcycle trials team. Also RMP (TA) S.Sgt CQMS for 13 Years

 

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