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20 March 2017

Dear 'All those who knew Richard Drake'!

Please see the attached message from Jeremy Drake, Richard's nephew:

Dear Sirs

I am aware that your excellent networks have already received the sad news regarding the death of my uncle - Lt Col Richard Drake - on 12th Feb 2017 after a short an unexpected illness. Richard Drake was paymaster of 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards from 1978 to 1983.

A "gathering in memory" will be held on Friday the 28th of April from 1430 hrs at Marlborough Golf Club - The Common, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 1DU. The format will be to meet for coffee at 1430 hrs following which there will be memories from family members and friends.

Tea and light refreshments will be served which should provide an opportunity to reminisce with old friends. If you wish to attend, do please let me know .

Richard leaves a widow - Tina - his children Robin and Vanessa and four grandchildren. The family can be contacted at the following address 11 Ducks Meadow, Marlborough Wilts SN8 4DE


Jeremy Drake
on behalf of the RAPC Regimental Association
07989 97 77 43

Please let Jeremy know if you plan to attend on 28 Apr.

Best wishes,