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  • Rosemary Alice Le Messurier 06/03/2017 Rosemary, the wife of Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Le Messurier, died peacefully on 18th February, aged 99. Rosemary’s funeral service will be held in the church of St Simon and St Jude, Ulshaw Bridge, Middleham, DL4PU, on Friday 17th March at 11.30am. Donations if desired will be shared between the Church and the Leyburn Branch of the Royal ... Read more...
  • Death and funeral notifications 02/03/2017 The associaton HQ have received the following notifications of deaths and funerals of members of the Association.   Tom Nowell MM Tom Nowell sadly Passed away on Friday 24th February, 2017, aged 94 Tom Served with 1 DWR during the Korean war, where he was awarded a Military Medal. Further details are available on his In Memoriam Page.   Jack Parkinson Jack Parkinson ... Read more...
  • Message from Brigadier Meek 01/02/2017 ANNOUNCEMENT Last year Major Bob Heron decided that the time had come for him to hand over the reins of looking after our Association affairs and the Halifax office although he generously agreed to remain ‘in harness’ until a successor had been found. I am extremely grateful to Bob for staying on as it has enabled ... Read more...
  • Scott Flaving 31/12/2016 As everyone pores over the lists of New Years Honours awards, the Editor would like to take the opportunity to congratulate our own Scott Flaving on his award of the Imperial Service Medal. This award is for 28 years Meritorious service, as a civil servant with the Ministry of Defence, after his discharge from active ... Read more...

Future Events

  • Wetherspoons Reunions – 1st April 2017 01/01/2017   The next Wetherspoons reunion will be on 1st of April 2017 starting around  –  12:30 – 13:00 hrs.     Don’t forget to ask about a meal chitty. Read more...
  • Annual Officers Reunion – 29th April 2017 01/01/2017   THE 2017 ANNUAL REUNION FOR OFFICERS AND THEIR FAMILIES Following this year’s very successful lunch at Wellington College, the 2017 annual gathering for officers, their wives and wider family, will again be held at Wellington on Saturday 29th April 2017. The College, having made our Association a member of the Wellington College Community, gave us a very ... Read more...
  • Skipton Branch Dinner – 10th June 2017 01/01/2017     This years dinner takes place on the 10th of June 2017, at Skipton Golf Club. Time: 6.30pm (18:30) for 7pm (19:00) For further information call Mary or Gordon on 01756 790155 or E-Mail gordon.bell6@talk21.com For a menu leave your E-Mail address or home address, or send a SAE to:- 39 Western Road Skipton BD23 2RU Read more...
  • XXXIII / LXXVI Club – 17th June 2017 01/01/2017     OVER 33 UNDER LXXVI CLUB REUNION 2017       <:> Attention All Dukes The next reunion of the over 33 under LXXVI Club gathering will be held in the Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess, Queen Elizabeth’s Barracks, Strensall, York. Saturday 17th June 2017 1900 / 2359hrs. The gathering is for all Dukes past, present and their wives or Partners everywhere, so please come ... Read more...
  • JIB Shorncliffe Reunion 16 September 2017 01/01/2017 JIB Sir John Moore Barracks Shorncliffe Kent opened in September 1967   Dear ex Junior Soldier from JIB I have been asked by three veterans from the DWR, to see if there is an appetite for a reunion this 16th September 2017. 50 years ago the camp opened its gates to 1000, 15 year olds. The gathering would be ... Read more...

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  • YRA AGM & Reunion

    YRA AGM & Reunion

    11:00 -12:00
    04-03-2017

    YRA AGM & Reunion

    Worsley Barracks

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