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  • General Sir Charles Huxtable KCB, CBE – Funeral Details 29/11/2018   Dear Sirs and Gentlemen The association was informed of the death of General Sir Charles Huxtable KCB CBE DL on Monday 26th November 2018. He was 87. Sir Charles was commissioned into the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment in 1952 and served as a platoon commander in the Korean War. He commanded 1 DWR 1970-1972 and became Commander of ... Read more...
  • Sale of Silver and other property 23/11/2018 Following the closure of the Regimental Headquarters building at Wellesley Park and the move of the Association Office and Archives to Bankfield Museum; The Association Trustees decided that excess Silver and other property, such as paintings and various prints, etc, owned by the Association for use within Wellesley, which were no longer required should be ... Read more...
  • Major (Rtd) Charles Bunbury 21/11/2018 Dear Sirs and Gentlemen We regret to inform you that Charles Bunbury has recently died in Ipswich Hospital. His health had been slowly deteriorating over the past couple of years with several admissions to hospital, with the last culminating in a foot amputation, due to vascular disease.  This, in combination with an unusual form of blood ... Read more...
  • New Editor for the Iron Duke Journal 14/06/2018 I am delighted to inform you that Simon Morgan has agreed to take over the role of Editor of The Iron Duke from Tim Nicholson. Tim has done a remarkable job in editing our Regimental magazine for many, many years and I know that all subscribers will join me to thank him for his magnificent ... Read more...
  • Death and funeral notifications 01/05/2018 The Association HQ has received the following notifications of deaths and funerals of Association members.   Latest Notification   Fred Greenwood The Association has been advised of the death of Fred Greenwood; an ex-Duke who served in Korea, at the Hook, and later in Gibraltar. The funeral is to be held at St Peter’s Church, Sowerby Bridge on the 7th of ... Read more...
  • Regimental Memorial 12/03/2018 Many of you will by now have already seen the Media releases and photos of the Maquette unveiled, at Apsley House.   For those eagle eyed, accuracy seeking members, with throbbing fingertips from typing in observations of errors and mismatching of weapons and uniforms, fear not. We are quite aware that the uniforms and specific era weapons ... Read more...
  • Facebook 23/08/2017   The association has started its own official Association based Facebook page run by Captain John Hogg. It will be the focus for the Regimental Memorial Fund. . The page will give all the details on the design of the Memorial, its location in Halifax and various events to support the fundraising, as well as how to donate ... Read more...

Future Events

  • A Christmas Cracker – by The Halifax Flower Club 21/11/2018 The Halifax Flower Club is putting on a flower display to raise funds for the Regimental Memorial. It will be hosted by Suzanne McDonald, daughter of the late Major Keith McDonald. Please help to support this worthy Cause.   Read more...
  • Regimental Memorial Fund – A Message from Brigadier Meek 01/09/2017 As regular viewers will have already noticed there is an additional tab to the page which contains all the details of the planned Memorial to the Regiment. This is a most exciting project because it will mark the Regiment’s 300 year history, a history that covers all the major wars and campaigns this country was ... Read more...

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