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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

  8 June 2018          WFRA NEWSLETTER               Volume 9 Issue 23

OBITUARIES

It is with regret that we notify you that 23720274 Sergeant Clifford TAYLOR of Lichfield died on 30 May 2018.  Cliff joined the Army in 1959 and served with 1 Cheshires, 1 Worc R and WFR.  He served in Malaya, Singapore, N Ireland, Germany, Berlin, Dominica, Belize and UK.  After leaving the Regular Army in 1975 he  joined the TA before his final discharge in 1983.  Funeral details will be promulgated when known.

001   99th ANNUAL REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION DINNER - SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2018

The 99th Annual Regimental Association Dinner (The Crich Supper) is to be held at Welbeck Hall, Welbeck Road, Nottingham NG2 7QW on Saturday 30 June 2018 at 1930 hours for 2000 hours. Dress: Jacket, Tie and Medals.  Tickets are now available at £20.00 per person for a four course meal with wine and tea or coffee.  The Calling Notice, Menu choices and accommodation details can be found here.   Please note that closing date for applications is 18 June 2018.

002   ANNUAL CRICH PILGRIMAGE SUNDAY 1 JULY 2018

The 95th Annual Pilgrimage to the Crich Memorial will take place on Sunday 1 July 2018. Those attending are reminded to arrive by no later than 1430 hours as the gates are closed at that time to allow for the Civic Dignitaries procession. Usual facilities/refreshments are available from 1230 hours.

003   SPONSORED WALK NOTTINGHAM TO CRICH - 1 JULY 2018

Jonathan Hickman is walking from Nottingham to Crich on the day of the Annual Pilgrimage to raise funds towards the upkeep of the Regimental Memorial Tower and he would be grateful for any support . He has set up a fund raising page on just giving and he will be hoping to take donations on the day also.

You can support Jonathan by visiting https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/jonathan-hickman or making a donation on the day at Crich.

004   FOUND PROPERTY FROM THE WFRA REUNION 

The following items were left behind at the WFRA Reunion at Worcester on Saturday 2 June 2018:
1 pair of reading glasses in a blue case.  Please contact Worcester Museum on 01905 721982
1 curved handle, wooden walking stick (left on the 1700 hours coach into town).  Please contact RHQ Mercian on 0115 9465415 x 5215


 

A H L McDOUGALL
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