The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association

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

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Dec 2

The Death of L/Cpl Chris 'Ginge' Whittall, 1 Glosters

We have been informed of the death on 23rd November 2019 of L/Cpl Chris 'Ginge' Whittall aged 75 who served with 1 Glosters 1962-68 serving in Cyprus and Swaziland.
His funeral will take place at 12.15 on Friday 13th December at Cheltenham crematorium and afterwards at Cheltenham Town Football club premiere suite on Whaddon road.
If any Glosters are able to attend it would be much appreciated by his family.

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Nov 26

The Death of Stephen Shaw, 1DERR

It is with deepest regret and sadness that we that Stevie Stephen Farmers Boy Shaw passed away suddenly this morning (25 Nov) from an Aortic aneurysm in Leeds General infirmary at approx 0245 hrs. Stevie served with 1DERR and the AGC (SPS) with whom he served with for half of his 22 plus years

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Nov 23

Lidgate War Memorial Re-dedication Service 3rd November 2019

1.The Service was conducted by the Ven Dr David Jenkins, Archdeacon of Sudbury, assisted by Lt Col Caroline Emmett, Adjutant General Corps (Education and Training Services)

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Nov 23

Representations at Events in East Anglia

The Chairman would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank two members of the Association who took time to represent their respective Regiments on behalf of the Association at events away from our home base.

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Nov 23

Cenotaph 2019

We just want to take this opportunity to thank those who were able to take part in the Cenotaph 2019 Parade and to commiserate with those members who had reserved places but were unable to make it either through landslides on the railway lines or through last minute ailments.

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