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The telephone extension numbers for RHQ MERCIAN Nottingham (0115 9465415) are as follows;

Asst Regt Sec;                        Ext 5220
E1 Admin;                               Ext 5215
Assistant Curator/Archivist;     Ext 5219

THE WORCESTERSHIRE AND SHERWOOD FORESTERS REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION

Patron: HRH The Princess Royal
President: Brig P Dennis

 

17 August 2018        WFRA NEWSLETTER        Volume 9 Issue 33

OBITUARIES

It is with great sadness that we inform you that 25064939 LCpl Jonathan ‘Jonny’ COLE of Ironville, Derbyshire aged 39 was found dead on 9 August 2018. Jonny enlisted into the Army on 18 June 1997 and joined the 1^st Bn The Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters where he served in Sp Coy, B Coy and D Coy. He was later attached to 1 Cheshire and prior to amalgamation, in June 2007, he transferred to 2 Rifles until his discharge on 31 July 2013 on grounds of injuries sustained in Afghanistan. During his career, Jonny served in Tidworth, Bosnia, NI, Chester, Hounslow and Afghanistan and was awarded the NATO medal (Bosnia clasp), GSM medal (NI clasp), Operation Service medal (Afghanistan), Accumulated Service Medal (for over 1000 days on operations) and the Golden Jubilee medal. Letters of condolence should be sent to RHQ Mercian, Nottingham office, Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell NG9 5HA. Funeral details will be promulgated when known.

 

The funeral of 24203909 Pte Stuart ‘Kes’ Hall, who died on 31 July, will take place on Wednesday 22 August at 1430 hours at Tythe Green Burial Grounds, Salterford Lane, NG14 6NZ. The family have requested no flowers and that any donations will be given to the Crich Memorial Fund. The wake will be held at The Arena (formally the Welfare) on Clipstone Road, Forest Town NG19 0EE. All are welcome to both including Standard Bearers. The family have requested that letters of condolence should be sent to RHQ Nottingham, Foresters House, Chetwynd Bks, Chilwell Nottingham NG9 5HA

001 COMBAT STRESS HELPLINE

The Combat Stress helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Veterans and their families can call 0800 138 1619. Serving personnel and their families can call 0800 323 4444. You can also text on 07537 404719 and email helpline@combatstress.org.uk (mailto:helpline@combatstress.org.uk) . Standard charges may apply for texts, please check with your provider. For further details visit www.combatstress.org.uk/helpline

002  REMEMBERING WW1 - MUSEUM OF THE MERCIAN REGIMENT ON TOUR

The Museum of The Mercian Regiment (WFR Collection) on tour is now on show until Saturday 24 November 2018 at Mansfield Museum, giving visitors easy access to the collection’s splendours. Several special events, including Meet a Soldier and a peace picnic plus many other activities for young and old are planned as part of the collection’s visit to the town. So why not pop down to the Museum and see what we have to offer?

 

Mansfield Museum, Leeming Street, Mansfield, Notts. NG18 1NG

Email: mansfieldmuseum@mansfield.gov.uk (mailto:mansfieldmuseum@mansfield.gov.uk)

Telephone: 01623 463088

 

A H L McDOUGALL
for Association Secretary

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