The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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  • The Death of WO2 Ray Povey DERR
  • The Death of Otto Mellerup- Glosters & Wilts
  • The Death of George Parker - Wilts
  • Update Cenotaph 2020
  • The Death of WO1 (RSM) David Porter DERR
Apr 10

Cenotaph 2020

Cenotaph 2020 The Royal British Legion has been responsible for the Cenotaph Dispersal since 1927 and has just initiated the process for Regimental Associations to register for the 2020 Remembrance Sunday. I have registered the Association requesting 50 places.

This year the annual Service of Remembrance will be held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall on Sunday, 8th November.

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Apr 10

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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Apr 10

WOII jason Barton Glosters, RGBW, The Rifles

    

WO2 Jason Barton who served with 1 Glosters in 1986 and went on to serve with RGBW and The Rifles who passed away on 30 March 2020.

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Mar 27

FURTHER EVENT CANCELLATIONS

FURTHER EVENT CANCELLATIONS

The following cancellations are not unexpected in light of the Government's recent policies but this News Sheet may help to spread the notifications out to as wide a net as possible.

Maiwand Reunion 2020: The Annual Reading Maiwand Reunion has been cancelled and all cheques will be returned.

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Mar 21

Update on 2020 Events

The following articles contain information oin the cancellation of the Imjin Lunch and the Devizes Reunion

 
Imjin Lunch Taunton

For those who do not necessarily visit the Glosters Website (www.glosters.org) here is the recent announcement from the Somerset Branch concerning the Imjin Lunch:

From the Somerset Branch RGBW Association

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