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Mar 27



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 ( here is the recent announcement from the Somerset Branch concerning the Imjin Lunch:

From the Somerset Branch RGBW Association

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Mar 17

Cancellation of Back Badge 2020

For those members of the 28th/61st who may not have seen the announcements on the Glosters Web Site,

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Feb 27

Major Peter Whiteman TD

Major Peter JM Whiteman Served 1 Glosters 1955-56. 5 Glosers(TA) on formation 1967. 1 Wessex Commanded A Coy.

In 1970 Battalion Second in Command.

He was both a Trustee and Board Member of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and a long term supporter of the Gloucestershire Regimental Museum Trust.

Died 13th February 2020.

Funeral St. Lawrence, Sandhurst Glos. GL2 9NP 24th March 1400hrs

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Feb 27

22390423 Pte Terrence Shapter.

We have received information relating to the passing of Terrence Shapter who died recently in Plymouth.

The date of his funeral is 20th March 2020. Service 1100hrs Minster Church of St. Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2AD.

Followed by Cremation 1215hrs at Weston Mill Crematorium. Ferndale Rd, Weston Mill, Plymouth PL2 2EP.

The family will hold a wake and celebration of Terrys life, where all are welcomed and invited to attend at;

Stuart Road Social Club, 23 Stuart Road, Plymouth, PL3 4EB

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