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Feb 17

Recruiting for an ex-soldier

Dear all
I have received the following message from Edward Astley Birtwistle This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Subject: Recruiting for an ex-soldier

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Feb 17

OP Banner

Op Banner

Please find the links below to details to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Op Banner (Northern Ireland) at the National Memorial Arboretum.

http://www.thenma.org.uk/events-at-the-arboretum/forthcoming-events/op-banner-50/

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Feb 17

ZIMBABWE- OPERATION AGILA - PROJECT

ZIMBABWE- OPERATION AGILA - PROJECT 

Dear all
Christopher Le Hardy is seeking support/information from those that served on Op AGILA. Christopher is a former Lt Col in the 13/18H & Light Dragoons who, in retirement, has supported the Armed Forces in all sorts of ways. His note below, in bold Italics, is self-explanatory. If you took part in Op AGILA please make contact with Christopher Le Hardy direct. His contact details are: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. || West Grange, Home Farm Lane, Rimpton, BA22 8AS || 01935 850212 || 07803 894992

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Feb 12

The death of 24285025 LCpl Stephen Suchocki

The death of 24285025 LCpl Stephen Suchocki:

Stephen died after a very long illness on the 2nd February 2019. His wife Marie was by his side when he died. His funeral will be held on the 27th February 2019 at Thatcham Berkshire Crematorium at 15.45 pm.
Stephen served in the DERR and saw service in British Honduras (Belize) , Northern Ireland ( Op Banner).

Our condolences go out to his wife Marie, Family and Friends.

It is now confirm that Stephen's funeral will be held on Wednesday 27th February at 15:45hrs at West Berkshire Crematorium. A social gathering will also take place after the service at the Bowlers Arms, Enborne Street, Newbury RG14 6TW the following link will give you the directions:

https://uk.local.yahoo.com/info-2057212765-the-bowlers-arms-newbury;_ylt=AwrIAX_5V2lcrNYAdXB3Bwx.;_ylu=X3oDMTByZmVxM3N0BGNvbG8DaXIyBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzYw--?p=bowlers%20arms&guccounter=1

Would you kindly let me know if you will be attending.

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Feb 8

The Death of Lt Col VH Ridley MBE QGM

We have been informed of the sad death of Lt Col VH Ridley MBE QGM who died on Saturday 2nd February.

His Cremation service will be for family only, however a Thanksgiving service will be held later at a time to be released by the family.

Those wishing to send letters of condolences to Stephanie should use the following address:

Waverley Cottage, Hale, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 2NB.

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