No More Parades/Service Notice. It is my sad duty to inform the passing of 24742664 Private Allan David Nelson-Case, 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment. Allan sadly passed away in Southmead Hospital, Bristol on the 8th of October 2023 aged 56 years. He is survived by his wife Fay Nelson-Case and the family dog “Tinker”.
Allan was Bristol-born and bred and enlisted into The Glosters directly from school on the 7th of May 1985. He served in the UK, Berlin and Northern Ireland and was transferred to the reserve in 1989.
On leaving the Army he was employed in a wide variety of Jobs. Most notably he was a specialist Asbestos removal contractor and the Primary Caretaker for the Public Hall in Shirehampton, Bristol.
Fay has requested full association services at the funeral, The County Chairman will be providing the Regimental drape, hat & belt and presenting the Regimental wreath. We are actively looking for standard bearers and a bugler for the last post and reveille.
Allan's funeral service is being held at Canford Crematorium, Canford Lane, Bristol BS9 3PQ, on Friday 27th of October at 1030hrs. The service is open to all of Allan's comrades who served with him along with any other Veteran wishing to attend to pay their respects. We would be interested in any stories from his military service to share with family and friends on the day. Anyone who has such stories or military experiences of Allan, please send them to (
“by our deeds, we are known”