The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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The Death of Otto Mellerup- Glosters & Wilts

      

The Cam and Dursley Branch of the Royal British legion have release news that Otto Mellerup ,a long standing member of the branch, died recently. Otto was 90 and had been ill for some years. He died peacefully at home. Otto joined the Dursley Branch in 1965 and was a regular attender at meetings until a few years ago. He did his National Service in the Gloucestershire Regiment and then in the 1st. Bn The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's ) 1948-50, when he served with BAOR during the Berlin Airlift; he was later called up as a Reservist during the 1956 Suez Crisis. After demob. he worked for many years at Mawdsleys Mechancial Engineering.

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