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by | Dec 10, 2021 | News

It is with great sadness that we announce the death on 12th November 2021 of Major Jock Smith MC and Bar, ex 5 Middx. Major Smith served with 1 RSx as an ”Ever Ready” in Aden in 1965. It was whilst on this tour that he led a successful ambush on the rebels for which he was awarded the MC. After return to the UK he joined the Australian Army and whilst on a tour of Vietnam he was awarded a Bar to his MC for a successful encounter with the North Vietnamese army. Many veterans will have known Jock. May he rest in peace.

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We regret to announce the death of Brian 'Wilki' Wilkinson. Late of Mid Sussex Branch, Wilki first joined the 1st Batt. Royal Sussex in 1963 at the Home Counties Depot in Canterbury. He then was posted to Germany and became the Bass Drummer in The Corps of Drums. He...

St George’s Day – Admin Notice

TIMINGS Band 0930    Arrive at Cathedral to change 1015    Departs Cathedral 1025    Debus Priory Park Marching veterans and Cadets 1045    Parade Priory Park (see attached map, roses available). 1050    Form up in 4 ranks behind the Standards under Direction of...

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It is with sadness that we announce the death of Dennis Alce, who has passed away at the age of 91 surrounded by his daughters. David Potter, who reported his death, has very fond memories of Dennis. He was David's WO2 instructor when he first joined the TA in 1962....