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OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - T E V CRAIG ESQ

29 November 2014
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - T E V CRAIG ESQ 1. I regret to report the death, peacefully on 26 Nov 14, of Tom Craig. 2. Tom was commissioned into the Regiment on 22 Aug 53. In later life, he was a Director of Christies and was on the Board of the Guards Museum. ... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - CAPTAIN R P LETCHER

21 November 2014
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. It is with great regret that I record the death, on Sat 15 Nov 14, of Captain Peter Letcher. 2. Peter Letcher was commissioned into the Regiment on 28 Jan 44 and served in the 1st Battalion as a Platoon Commander in the King's Company during the campaign in North-w... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - CAPTAIN SIR WILLIAM DUGDALE, BT, MC, CBE

19 November 2014
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. With great regret I report the death, on 13 Nov 14, of Captain Sir William (Bill) Dugdale, Bt, MC, CBE. 2. Bill Dugdale served with great distinction in the 3rd Battalion in Tunisia and Italy.... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - CAPTAIN D J B DODGE

15 November 2014
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. I sadly have to report the death, on Wed 12 Nov 14, of Captain David Dodge. 2. David Dodge was commissioned into the Regiment in August 1951. He served with the 1st Bn in the UK before joining the Guards Para Coy in 1957 where he deployed in Cyprus.... read

FUNERAL OF MAJOR JOE SANDISON

29 October 2014
Dear All, I have now heard today that the Funeral for Major Joe Sandison will take place at Yew Tree Brake Crematorium, Speech House Road, Nr. Cinderford, Glos. GL14 3HU at 11am on Mon 3 Nov 14. The Wake will take place at Royal British Legion Sedbury, Grahamstown Road, Sedbury Chepstow NP16 7AD ... read

OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - MAJOR J A SANDISON, QGM, MBE

9 September 2014
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE - MAJOR J A SANDISON, QGM, MBE 1. It is with great sadness that I report the death, on Mon 8 Sep 14, of Major Joe Sandison. Joe was very courageous, a great Regimental "character" and an outstanding Quartermaster who served in both the 1st and 2nd Battalions. ... read

Band Concert at Radley College - Sat 20 Sep 14

2 September 2014
Dear All, I hope you've had a wonderful summer holidays, during which I sent an announcement about the Laying up of Nijmegen Company's old Colours at Radley College and the Band Concert (in aid of The Colonel's Fund) the night before. ... read

Grenadier Past v Present Polo Challenge 2014

12 August 2014
Dear All, Howard Flood has once again kindly arranged for the Grenadier Past Polo players to take on the Present at the Guards Polo Club on Sun 31 Aug 14 at 3.15pm. All proceeds are in aid of The Colonel's Fund. ... read

LAYING UP OF NIJMEGEN COMPANY'S OLD COLOURS - 21 SEP 14

24 July 2014
Dear All, The old Colours of Nijmegen Company will be laid up at Radley College on Sunday 21 Sep 14 and there will be a Concert by the Regimental Band at Radley on the preceding evening. Although space in Radley's College Chapel will be somewhat limited, the Lieutenant Colonel very much hopes that... read

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MAJOR ERNEST HEMPSALL - 1 AUG 14

18 July 2014
All, Mark Hempsall (Ernest's Grandson) has informed us that the Memorial Service for the late Major Ernest Hempsall will take place at 12 Noon on Friday 1st August 2014 at Ballaugh Parish Church on the Isle of Man.... read
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