George Eric Musgrave.

George Eric Musgrave. Obituary George joined The REME attachment assigned to the 1st Battalion of The Gloucestershire Regiment in the Summer of 1949. He deployed with Regiment to Korea in November 1950 and remained there until November 1951, During this time his attachment provided much-needed support to the 1st Battalion…
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Ray Chivers

Ray Chivers 22494956 Ray Chivers, 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment. who died on the 11th of March 2023, aged 89 years. Ray joined the Glosters just after the Battle of the Imjin River and was discharged on the 18th of June 1953. On leaving the Army Ray had a variety…
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Michael Davey

Michael Davey

Michael Davey  Michael Davey aged 86. He served with the 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment during his national service from September 1955 until October 1957. He was posted to the Middle East in Aden and Cyprus. When he left the regiment he joined TWW in Bristol, which later became HTV,…
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Major(QM) Phillip Hall MBE

Major(QM) Phillip Hall MBE

Major(QM) Phillip Hall MBE Tribute to Major Philip Henry Hall MBE Many are aware of the recent death of Maj Philip Henry Hall. Phil Hall died on 28th February 2023 aged78. After attending IJLB Oswestry (1960-62) he trained at the Wessex Depot (Aug 62 to Jan 63) before joining 1st Battalion The…
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Joeseph Michael Parker

Joeseph Michael Parker Joseph Michael Parker who died on the 14th of February 2023 aged 80. Joe joined the 5thBattalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment in January 1959 and in 1960 attended Junior Leader Regiment. He was posted to the 1st Battalion in 1960 and served with them until 1971 when…
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Joseph Michael Parker

Joseph Michael Parker Joe served with 1st Bn Gloucestershire Regt 28th/61s from January 1960 to February 1983  Joe joined as a Junior Leader in 1960 and left after 23 years service as a WO2.Army Certificate of Education Class 1 & Trade Clerk Class 1. Admitted as a member of the Institute…
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The Death of Mr & Mrs Stan and June Knipes.

The Death of Mr & Mrs Stan and June Knipes.

Mr & Mrs Stan & June Knipes No More Parades (Belated Notice): It is my sad duty to inform the passing of Mr & Mrs Stan and June Knipes. Stan Joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment in the fifty’s and then moved to the 5th battalion of the Gloucestershire regiment. In…
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24375344 Pte Alan Lloyd

24375344 Pte Alan Lloyd 4375344 Pte Alan Lloyd aged 69 Years. Quiet and thoughtful, Alan combined a dry sense of humour with a determined character. Being a private sort of man, he never sought the limelight but took pride in being a highly capable and utterly reliable field soldier. Alan…
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Stephen (Steve) Edward James Wright

Stephen (Steve) Edward James Wright

Stephen (Steve) Edward James Wright  Steve was born to Jim and Lil in Torquay in 1947 only 11 months after his older brother, Brian. A young child with dark eyes, olive skin and blonde curly hair. He was 1 of 7 children - 6 boys (Brian, Steve, Edwin, John, Kevin…
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