News & Events
- Iron Duke Journal – WW1 Centenary Special Edition 05/11/2019 A Special WW1 Supplement Edition of the Iron Duke has been published, for online distribution only, by Tim Nicholson. Below is Tims introduction to the Journal, which is available for free download here:- The Iron Duke, The Great War, Centenary Articles. NB: All editions of the Iron Duke from No.1 (May 1925) to No.285 (Autumn 2018) have ... Read more...
- Halifax Boer War Memorial – Rededication, 7th November, 2019 03/11/2019 As many will be aware the Soldiers War Memorial, in West View Park was vandalised several years back. The Memorial, unveiled in 1904 and usually called the Boer War Memorial, was built to commemorate 73 soldiers from the Parish who lost their lives during the Boer Wars of 1880-1 and 1899-1902; plus two more from ... Read more...
- The Memorial 04/07/2019 In case you missed it, or cannot get to see it, Here is a photo. Videos from the unveiling day and the making of the sculpture are available for viewing on the Memorial Fund pages Click on the blue links below to hear them Story of the Regiment in words and music (48 minutes) (shortened version – edited ... Read more...
- Dukes Memorial Event Books 13/05/2019 The following message is from Terry Butterworth at Holidays for Heroes. Hello all Ex ‘Dukes’ The books I, Richard Harvey and Scott Flaving have compiled, commemorating the Memorial and the ‘Dukes’ close relationship with Halifax arrived today. They consist of some real leather bound books in a presentation box for Town Hall’s and the Regimental Museum, etc, ... Read more...
- Death and funeral notifications 01/05/2018 The Association HQ has received the following notifications of deaths and funerals of Association members. Derek Dugdale The Association has been advised that Derek Dugdale sadly passed away on the 27th Aug 2019. He had been suffering for quite a few months with prostate cancer. Derek served with the Regiment from 1969 to 1977, in Hong Kong, Cyprus and ... Read more...
- ‘Dukes’ Reunion 2020 – At the Barum Top, Halifax 03/11/2019 The next Wetherspoons Reunion event is hoped to be on Saturday the 4th of April, 2020. Read more...
- Barnsley – Armed Forces Walkway unveiling – 27th November, 2019 03/11/2019 Barnsley Council are unveiling a Commemorative Armed Forces Walkway, on Westgate, by the Westgate Plaze 1 Building, at the rear of the Town Hall. at 12:30hrs on Wednesday 27th Nov 2019. The walkway will initially be comprised of 12 flagstones with the Badges of Regiments associated with Barnsley carved into them. One of these will include ... Read more...