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DESMOND EVANS, PAYMASTER, 2nd BATTALION - 62-64

21 November 2017
Dear All, Desmond Evans was the Paymaster to the 2nd Battalion in Caterham, Windsor and British Guyana in 1962-64. He later became the Paymaster at Sandhurst in 1967. Desmond died peacefully on 17th November 2017. ... read

MRS PETER (JUNE) PRESCOTT

18 October 2017
Dear All, I am writing to let you know that Brigadier Peter Prescott's Widow, June, died on Tues 10 Oct 17. Peter Prescott was a wartime Grenadier and subsequently a greatly admired Regimental Lieutenant Colonel and he had also commanded the 2nd Battalion in Wuppertal, BAOR 1966-68.... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - LORD ROGER MANNERS

29 September 2017
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. I regret to report the death, peacefully on 27th September 2017, of Lord Roger Manners. Roger Manners served in the 4th (Tank) Battalion as a Troop Leader and was described thus by his Commanding Officer, Charles Tryon: "a fearless and determined leader who did very... read

A MESSAGE FROM THE LIEUTENANT COLONEL - BRIGADIER ROLAND WALKER, DSO

29 July 2017
Dear All, I took post as our 106th Regimental Lieutenant Colonel in June this year, understandably with a great sense of responsibility. As a consequence I thought it appropriate to write a letter of introduction to the Regiment – and also because I may be a bit of an unknown quantity to many since... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - CAPTAIN G C B GIDLEY-KITCHIN

19 July 2017
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. I regret to report the death of Captain G C B Gidley-Kitchin, who died peacefully at home on 6th July 2017, aged 96. Greville Gidley-Kitchin was commissioned into the Regiment in March 1941, and after training, joined the 4th (Tank) Battalion in May 1943.... read

REGIMENTAL CHRISTMAS CARDS - REMINDER

18 July 2017
Dear All, I thought I would just send a reminder that orders for the Regimental Christmas Card must be received by Regimental Headquarters BY NO LATER THAN 31 JUL 17. The Order Form can be found at the link below: ... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - J B SUMNER ESQ

27 June 2017
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. I regret to report the death on 17 Jun 17, peacefully at home, aged 94, of John Black Sumner Esq. 2. John was commissioned into the Regiment in 1943 and served in the 4th Tank Battalion throughout the campaign in Northwest Europe.... read

URGENT - TO THOSE WHO KNEW CAPT ROBERT NAIRAC WELL.......

5 June 2017
Dear All, This is for anyone who knew Robert Nairac and, SPECIFICALLY, can remember him being in the 1st Battalion in late 1975/early 1976. You will recall that: 1. The Battalion was in Chelsea in Dec 75 and moved to Elizabeth Barracks Pirbright. ... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - LIEUTENANT COLONEL THE LORD WIGRAM, MC, DL, JP

30 May 2017
OFFICER’S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE With great sadness, I report the death peacefully at home on 23rd May 2017, of Lieutenant Colonel the Lord Wigram, MC, DL, JP. Neville Wigram had a distinguished career in the Regiment; he was with the 1st Battalion at Dunkirk,  became Adjutant of the 2nd Battalion in ... read

ISTANBUL TO WELLY B BIKE RIDE

25 May 2017
Dear All, Please see the update below from Wayne Marks who is attempting this audacious journey. It is a worthy endeavour. Please do support him on Justgiving.com . As you know well, every little helps to ensure that their efforts are worthwhile. ... read
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