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  • The Death of Robert Hale - Glosters
  • Cenotaph 2019 Update
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  • The funeral of George Hughes
  • The `Death of Mr Albert Barnes, RBerks

Jun 11

The Death of Robert Hale - Glosters

Members of The Gloucestershire Regiment will wish to be aware of the recent death of Mr Robert (Bob/Ginger) Hale who died on 11th June 2019 aged 78.

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May 26

The `Death of Mr Albert Barnes, RBerks

Sad to report the death of Mr Albert Edwin Barnes, 86. Formerly of the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Served in the Canal Zone. On 23rd May 2019. At RD and E Hospital, Exeter.

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May 22

The Death of George Hughes Glosters

it is with great sadness I have to report the death of George Hughes (BIG GEORGE ) as he was known George lived at Edge End , Nr, Coleford , Forest Of Dean , Gloucestershire . Pte George Hughes joined the up 1960 . After training at Topsham Brks , he joined the Btl at Dover was Demobbed in Swaziland 1966 .
he was a keen rugby player played for the Btl . His wife Linda has asked for Standard Bearers Guard Of Honor & Bugler Jen could you have this put on the web pleas , I will inform & ask Ray & Dunc to attend if possible . He was a member of the Forest Of Dean

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May 20

The Death of LCpl Martyn Limbrick, Glosters

ex LCpl Martyn Limbrick , who resided in Quedgeley and served with 1 Glosters during the 1970's, passed away on Thursday 16 May. The date and location of the service have yet to be confirmed but it is expected in two weeks time.

His widow has asked that the Association members be informed and welcomes his old comrades to attend his funeral and Standard Bearers if any could be available.

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May 9

The Death of John Sargent

John Sargent passed away morning of 2 May 2019 he was with the Glosters from 1962–1977.

The funeral of John Sargent is Tuesday 4th of June at 1200hrs at Canford crematorium Bristol

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