In Memorium
The Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment

 

Notified During 2014
Surnames in Alphabetical Order

19191358 Sgt Frank Addy
Served in Seaforth Highlanders, Black Watch. Joined Glosters as BCR after Imjin.
Later joining the SASC. Retired 1972.
Died Fri 25 July 2014

24045999 Cpl David Hooton Ayres
Served 1 Glosters
Died 3rd. September 2014

Major DA Bliss
7th Glosters
no other information known

200526 Capt George Boyes
 Served Glosters 1943-69
Died 15th January 2012

24184128 LCpl Brian R Clare
Served 1 Glosters 1970-76
Died 29 May 2014

Pte Chris Cooling
Served 1 Glosters 1989 – 94
died 3rd August 2014

23910745 CSgt George William Courtenay DCM, Served 1 Glosters 1962-86
Died 14th October 2014


23140528 Pte Mervyn Donald Durbin
Served 1 Glosters 1955 – 1957
Died 17th January 2014.

Cpl Dennis Fitzgeorge
1 Glosters and Royal Fusiliers.
served 1 Glosters in Korea.
Died 5th May 2014

22135621 LCpl Brian J Foote
Served 1 Glosters 1949-54
Died 14th JUne 2014

23298358 Pte John (Jack) Lawrence Fowke
Served 1 Glosters 1956-58
Died 21st. December 2013

22341312 Pte Donald Bruce Gallop
Served 1 Glosters 1950-52
Died 27 July 2014

24488795 Pte Barry E Gibbard
Served 1 Glosters 1978 – 1982
Died 26th July 2014

5183771 Lt Col John Givens
Gloucestershire ACF 1937 – 1985
Died 30th September 2012

Major Reginald George Harris
Served 10 Glosters 1941-45
Died ukn possibly  2009

24140221 LCpl Thomas Robert Hyde
 Served 1 Glosters 1967-73
Died 18th May 2014


23882437 Dmr/Pte Ken Jones
Served 1961 to 1967
Died 25th January 2014

23882198 Benjamin George Lambotte
Served 1 Glosters 1960-69
Died 28th May 2014

14711205 Pte Francis John Langmead
Served GSC Feb1944-Dorset Regt. March 1944-Glosters 1945
Died 25th July 2013

24231841 Pte Charles Reginald Leak

1 Glosters served circa 1971
Died 14 July 2014

24477569 Pte Richard N Mead
Served 1 Glosters 1980-1983
Died 25th February 2014

James Alfred Morgan.
Served R. Sussex - Glosters/Wessex TA 1956-77
Died 17th August 2014

22829178 Pte Ivor Morris
Served 1 Glosters 1951 – 1954
Died 7th October 2014

23283141Trevor George Oaten
Served 1 Glosters 1956-58
Died 31 July 2014

 9013984 LCpl William (Billy) James Orr
 1 Glosters POW Korea.
Died 19 July 2014

23484157 Pte Robert Michael Peacey,
Served 1 Glosters 1956-59
 died 10 Dec 2013

J.A.M Preston died Sep 2009
no further information known

Major Desmond Eric Renforth Scarr CBE
Served 5 Glosters and 14/20 Hussars 1940-1962 Died 9th January 2013

23110762 Pte Michael Summerhayes
Served 1Glosters
Died 15th September 2014

24657962 Pte Peter Howard Thomas
served 1 Glosters 1983 – 1990 -  TA 16 years.
Died 5th September 2014

14210136 Pte Howard George Tudor,
Served Glosters 1942-46
Died 13th March 2014

5185413 Pte Reg Turk
Served 5th Glosters 1939 – 1943.
Transferred to the Royal Navy
Died 7th January 2014


24457517 Cpl William R (Bill) Whiffin .
Served 1977 - 1981 A Coy 1 Glosters
later served REME 1981-89
Died 14th May 2014

Former CSM John (knocker))Wright
Served Royal Hampshires later 1Glosters.
Died 8th August 2014

 


Notified During 2013
Surnames in Alphabetical Order


14101092 Pte Phillip Ronald Baker
2 Glosters 1945 – 1948
Died 31stDecember 2012

14959002 Pte HJW Baker-Walker
Served 1 Glosters from 1945
Transferred to ACC 1947
Died 26th October 2013


23388817 Pte PK Buffrey
Served 1 Glosters 1957 – 1959,
Died 28th April 2023

22184305 Cpl Jack Chambers
Served 1Glosters 1950 - 1964
POW Korea

Died 16th December 2013


5577623 Band Sgt Maj Walter Chatfield
Served with Wilts/DERR and Devon and Dorsets from Feb 1945-March 1969.
Died 6th February 2013

23063103 Pte Brian Clare
served 1 Glosters 1954 –1956


Cpl Alfred Henry Richard Cleal
Served 5th Glosters 1938 - 1946
Died 7th April 2013

Captain EA Cory former WW2 Officer has died aged 102 years. Served Glosters TA and Regular.
His ensign was 24 Aug 1939.
Death notified April 2013

Fred Davis, Warminster Branch,
Served 2nd Btn. Wiltshire Regiment 1940-46
Died 12th October 2013.

David Dixey
Served Royal Berkshire Regt, July 1956 to 58
died  23 Sept 2013

Cpl R (Robert) Alexander Frederic DobroczynskiI, Served 1 RGBW and Rifles, att 145 Bde PRU
Died 5th May 2013

5335616 Pte Samuel Emmitt
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment 1936 - 1946.
Died May 2013

Colonel Julian Patrick Fane MC,
Served Gloucestershire Regiment 1939 -1946
Died11 August 2013

22322795 W02 James E (Jim) Fenner.
Served 1 Glosters Imjin  Korea
 Transferred to the Glosters from
the Beds & Herts Regt.
 Also served 4 Btn Wiltshire Regiment TA.
Until disbandment 1967
Died 1st December 2013

463737 Lt HK (Keith) Gordon
Army Education Corps 1959 - 62 
Att.
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment 1960-62
and 1 Glosters
Died 3rd June 2013

 
251874 Lt AF (Arthur) Grover
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment 1942 – 1946
died 20th October 2013

5193426 Pte John Hall
Served
2nd Glosters.1942 –1946
  Died 10 June 2013


Pte. Ray Hare
Served 4th  Wiltshire Regt. from 1943 to 1947.
Died 18th January 2013.

Major Mike Hartland Wiltshire Regiment.
Late of of the Barbados Defence Force, and Regimental Secretary to the Barbados Regiment died in Barbados 6th May 2013

 21049580 C/Sgt Gerald (Joe) Hunt
Served1 Glosters 1955 and transferred
mid 1960’s to 1 DERR until1977.
died10th February 2013
 

418300 Lt Peter Manley James
 1 Glosters 1951 - 1954
Died 14th November 2013


23896783 Pte Royston Jarrett
Served 1 Glosters
Died 22nd October 2013

23668672 WO1 Anthony Michael Jarrey,
Bandmaster
Served 1 Glosters
Enlisted1939 - 1983
Died 2nd November 2013

former CSgt Pete Jefferies
5th Glosters Died16th November 20


 23314119 WO2 AW (Alex) Johnson ,
Served with Wiltshire Regiment/Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment 1956 – 1981.
Died 14th May 2013


5383106 Roland Leslie Jones ( Ken ).
Served 2 Glosters . Enlisted 1939.
Died 8th March 2013

Chris Knott (Notty)
Served Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
Died 29 July 2013

5351755 Pte Ronald (Ron) Keeping
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment
 and the
Royal West Kent Regiment at Monte Casino
notified September 2013


490525 Lt Col APB (Tony) Lake
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment
died 23rd June 2013

22982683 CSgt Howard Stanfield Maber
Served 5 Glosters TA 20 1955 – 1959
Corps of Drums. 1 Glosters 1959 -1977.
Died 31st March 2013

23847468 Cpl John W Macey
Served 1 Glosters 1960 - 1972
Died 17th June 2013

5618921 Pte Jack Maddocks  . 
Served  Devons and Glosters
Burma Star veteran.
 Died 16th July 2013


LCpl 23522715 John Mann (Mambo)
Served Corps of Drums, 5 Glosters,
later with A Coy, Wessex. 1957-67

5568241 Sgt. E. Marsh
Served 1/2 Wiltshire Regiment 1931-55
Date of Death not known.

24836397 Sjt Gordon (TERRY) Marshall
served 1988 – 2010 1 Glosters, 1RGBW & Rifles
Died 4th July 2013


24417808 Pte VSR McCormack
Served Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
1976-850
Died 8th .February 2013

Major Tim Michels 
Served1 Glosters 1961 – 1983
Died 19th February 2013

23404638 PTE. P Norris
Served
Royal Berkshire Regiment 1957-60
Died 17th December 2012

Maj PJ Pepler Served
5/4th Bn Wiltshire Regiment
Died 8th February 2013

22129601 L/Cpl DE Perkins
Served Wiltshire Regiment 1949-51
Died March 2012

19041469 Cpl Harry William John Prosser
 
Korea 1951-52.
Died 4th January 2013.

Bernard Ramm
Served Royal Berkshire Regt
and 13 years T/A service
died  21st Sept 2013

445959 Lt Col AJ (Tony) Rose.
Served Wiltshire Regiment and Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment  1956-1991.
Died 12th Jan 2013

14386893 Cpl Arthur (Nunk) Charles Saunders, served in Burma WW2 as a Cpl, section commander, with Glosters and Wilts
Died June 2013

174430 Major Denis Jack Savill
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment 1920 - 1959
 & 1 DERR June to December 1959
Died May 2013

24516725 Cpl NJ Shears
Served Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment1979-93 Died 8th February 2013

14859673 Peter Sheppard.
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment
 1945 -1948, having transferred from the Queens. Died 14th March 2013.

Pte Gordon Steel Served Wiltshire Regiment , Corps of Drums, and  Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regt
Died 12th May 2013

John Stock
Served 1 Glosters
Died September 2013


22346475 CSgt Anthony Charles Taylor
 Served 1 Glosters
died 25th January 2013

22973543 Cpl James Taylor (Jimbo) 1 Glosters
served 1953-1957 re-enlisted 1962 – 982.
Died 01 February 2013

 24477883 LCpl Stephen (Steve) Alan Teakel.
Served 1 Glosters 05 Jan 1978 – 02 June 1988.
Died 15th August 2013

5348641 Pte William.James Tinkler
Served2nd Batt The Royal Berkshire Regt 27/8/1940 , Died 25th Sept 2013

 22108107 WO2 BJ (Ben) Turner
Served Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
Died 24th September 2013

24472020 Cpl Carl Winston Yearwood
Served 1 Glosters 1978 – 1994
Died 3rd August 2013.

22510804 Sgt. GT Vince
Served Wiltshire Regiment 1950-67 Died 2012

5193772 CSgt Ronald Jack Wilden
Served 2 and 5 Glosters 1942 – 1945 RASC 1945 - 47

24242424 Cpl Chris Wood
Served 1 Glosters
Died 22nd December 2013



Notified During 2012

Surnames in Alphabetical Order

22530284 Pte. Ronald Henry Alcock
(later changed by deed poll to MacDonald)
served 1 Gloster  Korea 1950-1952 .
Died 15th January 2012

19040599 Cpl A Beveridge
1 Glosters served 1951 – 54
Died November 2011

5343167 WO1 (RSM) FR (Frank) Beville
served  Royal Berkshire Regiment 1940-52.
Died on 17th March 2012

19181018 Pte T Bicknell
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment 1947-49
Died Aug/Sept 2012


22308546 Pte RD Blow 
served Wiltshire Regiment 1950-55
Notified March 2012

14455296 Pte Sydney Bradley
Served Glosters 1944-1953
Served with with 7th Bn Norfolk Jan to Nov 1945
POW Battle of Imjin Korea
Died 05 November 2011

Alec Breen died February 2012
awaiting further service details

Tony Chaffey
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment Died 21st December 2012

5183936 Pte EM (Ted) Collis
a staunch supporter of the Gloucester Branch
Served 1936 until 1946. 5th Glosters in France and 11th Bn Glosters. He also served with 118 LAA, Royal Artillery and 1 RWF in Burma.
died 13th November 2012

Pte 23550081 William Patrick Cox
1 Glosters 1958 to 1960

 Leonard Deakins Wiltshire Regiment
 Cirencester Branch of the Association.
Died May 2012

24037003 Cpl Graham Arthur Eaton
 Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment 1964-1978
Died 7th November 2012

14396219 Pte DF Edney
South Wales Borders (Normandy & Holland) wounded 06/11/1944
Royal Warwickshire Regt (Palestine)
Gloucestershire Regt
Discharged 10/04/1946
No other details known

WO2 Robin Hayden
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
died 19.Octobe 2012

Sgt Bill Hall served 6th Glosters 1941 – 1943
 and 2 Glosters 1943 – 1948
Died17th July 2012

24159854 Cpl RH (Bob) Hasnip BEM & Bar
Served ACC from 1968 - 1993 attached to 1 Glosters as a Chef with the ACC for 10 years
died 10th March 2012

Pte Denis Hill
National service. Korea with 1 Glosters and then 5 Glosters 06 July 1950 - 28 Jul 1952 POW Korea
Died 3rd January 2012

Jack howells Served WW2
1st and 2nd Glosters Died 10th Jan 2012

 5337329 WO2 MH (Harold) Hunt
Served Royal Berkshire Regiment Burma WWII
Died March 2012

440589 Captain James David Hurford-Jones.
Served Royal Australian Regiment transferred in 1955 to 1Glosters. Former ADC to HE General Sir Dallas Brooks, ex Cmdt General, Royal Marines.
1960 – 1962 Adjt 1 Glosters. 1963  Captain Instructor RMA, Sandhurst. 1961 awarded the Royal Humane Society Award on Velum for saving the life of Fusilier Harrison of The RWF from the sea at Derna, North Africa.
Died 16th November 2012

23033552 Pte JA Hurley
Served 1 Glosters
1954 1957
Died 05 September 2012


5193732 Donald Edward Jones.
Served in 10 Glosters in India and Burma.
Died August 2012

5350701 Cpl Leonard George Lenk
Royal Berkshire Regiment 1942-47
Died 19th February 2012

Lt Richard Martin Lewis
 1 Glosters 1953-56 Died March 2011
 

24380861 Pte Gary Mills 1 Glosters
Died 10th December 2012


24110206 Pte Colin T Moss.
1 Glosters 1966 - 1970.
Died 21st January 2012

14449452 Cpl Albert Moulsdale,
Gloucestershire Regt.
1944 - 1952
Died 19th July 2012

Alan Mowatt
Wiltshire Regiment  and 43 Rec Regiment.
 former secretary of the Wiltshire's London Branch. latterly Secretary to the Forest of Dean Branch  of the Regimental Association.
Died 30th January 2012

5194299 Bdsm DDJ Mustoe
Served 1 Glosters Band 1946
5 Glosters 1959 – 1971
Glos Hussars 1980
Died July 2012

5188889 Cpl George Donald Over MM
Served 1940 - 1945
2 Glosters
Att.  South Lancs. Ireland 1945
Died 29th July 2012

Lt Col (Retd) Rodney James Parker.
Joined the Regimental Band of the Wiltshire Regiment (boy service) 1958, 1/DERR 1960-1968.
Served in Tidworth, Malta and Minden before being posted to the Royal Military School of Music Knellar Hall for Bandmasters course before his commission to Director of Music. Died 1st July 2012

5180231 JJ Peacock
Gloucestershire Regiment 1930 - 1938
Date of Death not known

WO2 David Petherick SAS 1 Glosters RGBW Died18th October 2012

Bob Reeves Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
Died 20th June 2012

14716528 FJ Ridout 4th Wiltshire Regiment 1944-47 died 23.October 2012

George Robinson died 18.October 2012
awaiting further service details

 Lt John WG Rudd Served 1Glosters 1950's
died 15 January 2012

John Shires
 Former clerk at RHQ DERR & then RGBW 
At The Wardrobe
Served Royal Signals 1964-86
Died 6th February 2012.

Lt Col JGT (John) Southwood
2IC 1 Glosters in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland in 1977
Died July 2012

138341 Capt (T/Major) Basil  Fletcher Stephens MC
Served 2 Glosters 1939 – 1945
.
 awarded the MC for his service with the 2nd Glosters for action in North West Europe.
 Died 1st November 2012


23320681 Pte David John Weaver
Served 1 Glosters 1956 –1958
Died 01 November 2012

64631 Lt Col GF Woolnough MC Wiltshire Regiment. his war service Dunkirk, Sicily campaign, Italy, Anzio, post war includes three tours of duty Cyprus, last Commanding Officer of Wiltshire Regiment. Died 5th January 2012

22619915 ex Pte Henry Garfield Young
Served 1 Glosters 11 Jan 1952 - 10 Jan 1959.
Died 03 June 2012


Notified During 2011

Surnames in Alphabetical Order

Ronald Amos served in the Wiltshire Regiment
Died 29th June 2011

24064585 Cpl Alan C (Ernie) Bailey
1 Glosters B Coy. 1965-1972
Died 11th June 2011

 24225207 Cpl A.T. (Alfie) Baker
1 Glosters Served 1970-94
Died 02 September 2011

22357243 Pte Charles Alfred Baker. D Company at the Battle of Imjin and subsequently taken POW.
Enlisted 27 April 1950 in the Wiltshire Regt. transferred to 1 Glosters on 10th March 1951. After release as a POW served in 4 Wilts Regt (TA) 1953 - 1955
Died 22nd December 2011

19040599 Cpl Alexander Beveridge,
1 Glosters, Korea Died 2011

19041935 Pte Eric Blagg
Enlisted 03 March 47 - Sherwood Foresters
1 Glosters Korea after the Battle of Imjin
Died 23 Dec 2011

23675577 Pte John Sidney Buchanan
Somerset Branch
 1Glosters 1958 - 1964
Died 13th July 2011

23506001 Pte Richard W Burrows
1 Glosters MT Platoon
Died 11th May 2011

Pte Michael IR Burston
1 Glosters 1966 - 1972
Died 9th July 2011
(In Civilian Life he was better known as 'Wurzel'
a member of the heavy metal band, 'Motorhead')

 5571465 Sgt Kenneth G Cambourne
died 28.01.11 He served with the 5th Wilts from 1939-41 and the Pioneer Corps Fire Fighting Wing from 1941-46.

5193650 Pte Stanley C Challis
70th Battery Glosters 1942 Transferred to
Royal Engineers 1942-1947
Died January 2011

 23202193 Cpl (A/Sgt) Terry J Clark. 
1 Glosters 1954 - May 1957
 
died Aug 6th 2011


Raymond Cox 1 Glosters
Died 8th February 2011

22192171 Pte Robert Edward Cox
Served 1949 - 1954 (National Service)
1949 Hampshire Regt
1950 Devons
1950 Wilts
1951 - 1954 1 Glosters 12 Pln D Coy
POW captured at the Battle of Imjin
Died 19th July 2011

14957693 Pte Kenneth William Cresswell
Glosters
Was serving in 1946 regret nothing else known.
Died 8th June 2011

22530301 Bernard Dimmelow
He served WW2. 5348692 - Rank Sgt. R Berks 40-44, Durham LI June - Aug 44, and Devonshires Aug 44 - Mar 1946. He was also a Normandy Veteran.
died 12th February 2011.

5573258 Pte Frederick Lloyd Evans
Served Wiltshire Regiment 1940-1946
A member of Severn Branch
Died 5th September 2011

Pte Albert James (Bert) Fairchild Died 23rd April 2011
 He served with the 2/1st Wilts from 1948-1950. Bert was active in both Bristol branches of the Regimental Association as well as researching and writing on regimental history including Regimental Journals etc.

24888181 C/Sjt Kevin Charles Fortuna 1 Rifles, killed in Action Afghanistan 23 May 2011.
Kevin joined1Glosters in 1991 as a Junior Leader, served with1RGBW and 1Rifles

300218 Revd GDA Fox. Served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment from 1935 – 1946.
Died 28th June in Kelso. Age 93.

14442783 Ted Freeth.
Served Glosters WW2.
Died December 2011

22364844 Pte Brian Gage
Royal Berkshire Regiment 1950 to 1952
Died 27th June20011

 Lt Col HR (Gus) Gilliver MBE, 1 Glosters
Died 4th January 2011
Gus initially was commissioned in the RNVR (Fleet Air Arm) on 10 Feb 1944. Then trained with the Indian Army as a Officer Cadet in 1945 and began service with 1 Glosters 28 April 1946.
Gus had a distinguished career serving with the 2 KAR in Nyasaland, Malay, N Rhodesia, 5 QONR in Nigeria, Congo. 3 Malay Rangers in Malay Peninsular, Borneo. 2 GDF in Guyana and was Div RO for the PoW Division. He then served as assistant and then Regimental Secretary RHQ Glosters from 1979 - 1987.
He was President of the Gloucester City Branch of the Regimental Association.

22977918 ex Pte Malcolm Stuart Delabere Haines
HQ Coy 1 Glosters 1953-57
Died in Australia  date not known

 22361413 L/Cpl David Hardiman.1 Royal Berkshire Regiment 27.04.50 – 27.04.52
Died 24th February 2011

Mick Hayworth
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
Died 15th December 2012

LCpl Philip John Holford
served 1 Glosters 1944 - 1947
also served with the KOLI
Died 1st August 2011

Brigadier Richard Holmes CBE TD JP. Died 30th April 2011. He served in the TA 1964-1996, mostly with 5th (Volunteer) Btn.Queens Regiment. Transferred to 2 Wessex. 1986 CO until Nov 1988, was warded the OBE. He held the appointment Brigadier TA in HQ Land Command.

22557986 LCpl Michael James Howe known as Spike
I Glosters 1952-57 Later with 5th Glosters
Died 11th September 2011

5251538 ex LCpl Charles Johnson
Worcs Regt 03.05.1938
Glosters 17.10.1939
R Pioneer Corps 08.01.1943
To Reserve 1946 -1959
Date of death unknown

5182172 Pte Clifford G Jones
Enlisted into the Glosters 1933
Died 14th July 2011

5184427 Sgt William Edward (Bill) Lacey
Served 1938-1964
2nd Glosters - Cassell
Died 10th June 2011

25179873 Rfn Martin Jon Lamb
Born Gloucester 26 April 1984
Joined 1 RGBW Sept. 2003
1 Rifles 01 Feb. 2007

killed in Action Afghanistan 05 Jun 2011
Aged 27

19082459 Pte BJ Lee. Wiltshire Regiment
Served 1946-48
Died 25th July 2011

WO1 Robert Kenneth Lewis
14480054 & 22530154 (had two service numbers)
Rifles Bdge 1945 - 48
1 Glosters Korea
REME 54 - 73

23219203 Pte Maurice Douglas Marshall
 1 Glosters 1954-57
Died 23rd of August 2011

Lt Col Angus McLean MBE
ex Glosters and SAS .
  Mid 1960's he joined the SAS.
was commissioned in1981. He retired 1998.
Died
 13th August 2011

 Cpl Ben McGee
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment 1962 -1995
died 20th July 2011

L/Cpl 5336250 Sid Moody.
Enlisted Royal Berkshire Regiment1937
Died September 2011

5183021 William Frederick Nicholls
Served Glosters 1935-194
Died 30th November 2011

21033558 L Cpl R Pollard
1 Glosters & 1 Devon & Dorsets
Died 30th January 2011

23743262 Pte Michael John Prowton
Devon and Dorsets 1961 - 62
1 Glosters 1962 - 66
Died 21 December 2011

5188241 Pte LA Rayner
Served 7th Bn Glosters
Date of death unknown

22096629 ex Cpl Charles J Richards
served:
RAPC,REME,Glosters
From Aug 1946 - 16 Jul 1950
enlisted 5 Glosters 1952
Died Date Unknown

22334753 Pte E (Ted) S Rose
1 Glosters.
Served 1950-1953 POW Korea
Died 27th August 2011

22324056 Cpl. Kenneth Victor Ryder
Died 6th March 2011.
Many will remember Ken as a volunteer helper at the Regimental Museum for many years.
Ken joined the Royal Engineers in 1949
From 1950 -52 he served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment
From 1952 - 64 he served with 1 Glosters
From 1964 – 66 he served with 5 Glosters
From 1966 – 70 he served with 1 Glosters.

24417303 Cpl Richard John Smith,
1 Glosters 1976 - 1988 Died March 2011

22346592 R.C. Taylor
Korean Veteran (POW).
Transferred from 1 Dorsets to 1 Glosters 1950 - 1953.
 1954 - 1955 TQA Light Inf Bde.
Died 6th January 2011

22530187 Dave Tomlinson served 1 Black Watch 45 - 1948 then 1 Glosters in Korea Sep 1950 - Mar 1954 died 07th May 2011.
Dave was a great supporter of the Regimental Association and was Branch Secretary to the London Branch for many years.

23659394 Pte Derek John Tucker
1 Glosters 1958 - 1964
Died 11th June 1990 (Late Notification)

Bryan Michael Turle.1 Glosters 1957-59.
Died 28th June 2011

Capt DF Weatherup 'Sammy' died  7th August 2011.
He served 1st Bn Wiltshire Regiment and Arakan Campaign. On leaving the army Sammy became a civil servant with the War Office and MOD, serving in Whitehall, Hong Kong and Malta. Seconded to Foreign Office for service in the Diplomatic Corps with Ambassador to NATO in Brussels 1971-74. Retired 1979.

John H White Royal Berkshire Regiment
Bournemouth Branch
Died 26th of July 2011

John Worrall
ex Signal Plt 1 Glosters
Died3rd August 2011

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Notified During 2010
Surnames in Alphabetical Order

 5499685 Cpl Eric Jack Bernard
1 R Hamps 1938 -1948
1 Wilts 1948
1 Glosters 1950 - 1951
Died 2nd.January 2010

 ex
Pte 23457395 Ray Blake,
 1st Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment
 died 30th May 2010.

Pte Kenneth Cyril Bond
Served 2 Glosters 1942 - 1943
1st/4th Essex MEF 4th Indian Div 1943 - 46
Died 12 Feb 2010

Francis Bostock 1 Glosters
 Korean Veteran
Died 15 August 2010

14471277 WO2 Don Briggs
Served Glosters
Trg Bn
15 ITC (Instructor) 28 PTC Gloucester
28 Trg Bn
Transferred Wilts Regt 1948 then DERR
Died 27th February 2010.

Ronald James Bull  the Wiltshire Regiment during the 50's, deployed to Hong Kong and Korea. Died 4th May 2010

14441510 LCpl Francis Frederick (Frank) Burrow
2 Glosters 1943 -1947
Served with the R. Fusilers
Jun 1944 - Nov 1944
Died 19 April 2010

23783083 Pte Dennis William John Caple
1 Glosters
1960 - 1969
Died 15th. March 2010

Lt Col AE (Tony) Carter MBE.
Late of the Wiltshire Regiment and the
 Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment 1946 -78
Died 14th August 2010

 Capt Francis (Frank) V Clarke
 originally enlisted into the Devonshire Regiment in 1939 but soon transferred to 2 Glosters. He fought at D Day and was commissioned in the field 29 November 1944. Died 6th October 2010

Pte JE (Joseph) Corcoran
1 Royal Berkshire Regiment 1949 – 50.
Died 19th November 2010

58151207 Pte Leslie Paul Dodwell
Served 8th & 2nd Glosters 1941 - 43
Royal Engineers 1943 - 46
Died 3rd. March 2009

Sgt. Mick Doyle
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment 1963-70, Medical Sgt Died 28th November 2009

Col DB (Brian) Edwards OBE
Commissioned into the Dorset Regiment 1952. He commanded 1 Glosters 1972 -1975 retired Glosters 1978. Died 12th May 2010

22405678 Pte Peter john Ellis
5th Glosters
Died 2009

 22783396 ex Cpl William (Bill) Ennis
Dorset Regt 1944 -1945, 1945 - 1949 Wiltshire Regiment
1950 transferred to 1 Glosters and fought at the Battle of Imjin where he was taken Prisoner discharge 1966. Died 2nd July 2010.

23048536 ex Pte Jack E Gabb
Died in 2007
1 Glosters 1954 -1956

Pte David A Gardiner Served NS

1 Glosters,1950 - 1953, captured at the Battle of Imjin 3rd Mary 2010

19030309 CSgt Harry Gault
Died 28 May 2010
GSC 29 Jul 1946 - 23 Oct 1946
R Berks 24 Oct 1946 - Jun 1940
1 Glosters June 1950 - Feb 1954
Taken prisoner at Imjin
Later transfered toThe Norfolks
East Anglian ) 1956 - 1971
R Anglian  Regt

 25174818 Cpl Richard Paul Green
3 Rifles - RGBW
Enlisted 4 August 2003 aged sixteen.
Attended phase one training at the Army Training Regiment, Bassingbourn, before reporting to the Infantry Training Centre Catterick in January 2004. badged RGBW.  Joined the RGBW Regtl Assoc. 02 Sep 2004,
Died 02 March 2010 as a result of small arms fire near Sangin in Helmand province.

14468977 LCpl Frank A Grimstead
Enlisted Glosters at 15 PTC ITC
2nd Bn Glosters 1946
POW Korea captured at Imjin

Lt Col Peter Hannam MBE BEM,
died 29th June 2010.
He enlisted as a NS man in the Glosters 1957. Became Bandmaster on the Musician Depot 1974. Commissioned 1979.
As a Captain Peter Hannam took over as Director of Music of the Welsh Guards Band 1986. In 1990 he became the first Director of Music in the Welsh Guards

Captain Tony Hoole
1 Glosters 1965 - 1975
Died 10th July 2010

 23832039 Cpl TW (Terry) Iles
1 Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
1960 – 1983.
Died December 2010


5191073 Pte/Dvr R Jones
Served
8th, 70th & 2nd Bns Glosters 1940 - Nov 1943
Transferred RASC Nov 1943 -1946.
Att. OTC Tank Tpt Co
Died 26 Mar 2010

Sgt Les Knight, Wiltshire Regiment
Died 22nd January 2010

21021184 LCpl Bernard H. M. Langdown
5th Glosters
Died 03.05.2009

14069038 Sgt Arthur Edward Lewington  Wiltshire Regiment
Served 1945 – 1948
Wiltshire Regiment Home Guard 1942-1945
Died 18th April 2010

5569473 Pte Victor Lush
 the Wiltshire Regiment 1936-1950

RSM LPY (Paul) Masters 1 Glosters 1st December 2010
1 Glosters 1946 -1974 1 DERR 1964 - 1965. Was RSM 1 Glosters from 1966 - 1969.

L/Cpl 5338821 TS Meheux Royal Berkshire Regiment 1939-46 Died 08 March 2010

ex Sgt gary Mills
Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
Died February 2010

22776646 Pte Leslie Brian Moore
Royal Signals Junior Leaders 1953
1 Glosters 1955 - 1958
Died October 2010

23882936 L/Cpl Noel Desmond Stephen Murphy
Served Glosters.1961 - 68
Died 13.April.2010

22845486 ex Cpl Victor Ernest Murray
Enlisted 04 Apr 1953
MT Sec. Barnard Castle and GilGil
Transferred to Paras Feb 1956
Discharged 24 Feb 1960
Died 13 Oct 2010

19123418 Pte George Gerald Palk
Glosters
DIed 08 Dec 2009

22697756 Pte Gordon R Parry
Served 1 Glosters
Died16th July 2009

24253060 ex Pte G Payne
Served 1 Glosters 1971 - 1974
Died 2009

Major Stewart Pether, Glosters 1939 - 46  Died 17th January 2010

 Danny Philbrow 5 Plt B Company Glosters/RGBW 1987-90
Died as a result of an RTA 15th April 2010

23624503 Pte Gordon Phillips
 59 - 61 Corps of Drums 1 Glosters
died 12th Nov 2010

Mrs Hazel Pickford
 
Wife of Maj.GRA Pickford TD
President of Warminster Branch died 
15th May 2010

5193231 C/Sgt Joseph Bernard Ponting
1 Glosters/ 3 Paras 1941 - 1965
died on 26 November 2010.

5181387 Pte AH Powell
6th Glosters 1932 -1936
RASC 1939 - 1946
Believed to have died in 2009

19024838 Pte Cyril AF Powell
Glosters 1946-48
Died 3rd August 2010

5186348 Sgt George W Powell
Holding Bn Ludlow 1939
2 Glosters 1940 - 1942
transferred 2 SLI 12 Jul 1942
Died 10 Feb 2007

 5573025 Pte John Rawlings 
5th Bn Wiltshire Regiment1940-46
Died 4th December 2010.

5827464 Pte Harry Charles Reaney
Recalled from reserve1950 - 1951
1 Glosters Korea
Died 25 Mar 2007

5570781 DH (Dickie) Ricks
Wiltshire Regiment 1939-45 
Died 2nd March 2010

 24203194  CSgt David (Lady) Roberts served 22 years in the Glosters until 1992
 died on or about 25 October
 in Pattaya, Thailand.

 22530157 WO2 WJ (Bill) Russell BEM
 
1 Glosters Died 5th Oct 2010.

24632710 Pte SJ Ryan
B Coy 1 Glosters
Died Date Not Known

Pte DW Saunders 
1st Bn. Wiltshire Regiment 1952-1954.

Died 14th January 2010

14631286
Pte  Frederick Monty Simpson
Died 19 January 2010
Served Glosters 1943 - 46

23178925 Geoff Sirdefield RAPC
att 1 Glosters Depot 1955 - 57
Died 20th August 2010

23984219 Sgt Joseph (Midnight) Muli Ntheketha Smith
(MRS Medic) 1 Glosters
Died 21 December 2010


Capt (QM) William James (Jim) Smyth BEM
1 Glosters Taken prisoner at the Battle of Imjin. Former RSM Glosters 1959. Commissioned 1965 retired 1970. att. to 1 DERR at some stage. Died 25th April 2010

23180867 Pte Anthony George Spriggs
1 Glosters
Died 28 Feb 2007

 Capt. Mike Stephens ex DERR and Regimental Secretary of the Royal Hampshire Regiment. He was also Adjutant 5th Glosters.
Died 31st May 2010 .

LCpl Dave "tommo" Thomas 1 Glosters  1970's served in Honiton, Northern Ireland and Minden. Died September 2010

23910451 Pte David Keith Thomas
1 Glosters 1962 - 1964 Died 25th Dec 2009

22988152 LCpl David Charles Titcombe
 D Coy 1 Glosters 1954 - 1956
 Barnard Castle & Kenya
Died 22 March 2010

14469492 Sgt GM Thompson
Enlisted:1945 (boy service)
Discharged: 05.03.1956
Corps attached (REME Vehicle)
1 Glosters 1949 - 1956
Died 13th September2010

22118834 Pte Edward George Townsend
Served 1 Glosters 1948 - 1951
Died 2008

14186568 WO2 John Vaughan, 1 Glosters 1946 - 1968 Died10th May 2010
Served 22 years in the Glosters POW Korea captured at the Battle of Imjin


Capt Louis Walker 
died 11th May 2010

23977909 Sgt. Donald L White
Enlisted Infantry Junior Leaders Bn 1963
Discharged 1 Glosters1975
Died 13th June 2010

23633410 Cpl.Wilkes S.E
1 Glosters from1959 also served with the D&Ds and 662 AAC. until 1983
died 29th November 2010.


Sgt John Withers served 4th Wilts 1939 – 1946 later served with the Glosters.
 Died 25th Jan 2010

5184115 Pte Henry (Akn Harry) Thomas Young
2nd Bn Glosters
Served1938 -1949
Died 09 May 2010
 

 

 

Garden of Remembrance Westminster Abbey
We will remember them...

 

The Regimental Collect
Eternal Father, whose service is perfect freedom, grant that we, Thy servants of
The Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment,
may ever stand back to back courageously
against all evils that beset us, thus upholding the high traditions entrusted to us, through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen

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