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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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Jun 24

The Death of Sjt Roy Welland - R Berks

It is with sadness that we report the passing of a Kohima Veteran. Serjeant Roy Welland has passed into the light at the age of 96. Roy was in the Royal Berkshires and fought across the Tennis Court after the Siege was lifted.

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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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