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  • Death Notification – Fred Richardson – Royal Hospital 02/08/2019 Dear Sirs and Gentlemen It is with great sadness that we have to inform you all, that Fred, our only Chelsea Pensioner, died on Saturday morning, the 27th of July 2019 peacefully in his bed at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. I had the pleasure to visit him in the infirmary at Chelsea on the Friday afternoon, the ... 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.   Walter Robins It is with great regret that we have been advised of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Walter Robins, on Wednesday 3rd of April in hospital. Walter was a Korean Vet where he served as Signal Pl Sgt.  Walter later became RSM ... Read more...

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  • Dukes Reunion – Halifax Wetherspoons, 7th April, 2018 – 12:30 hrs onwards

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    07-04-2018

    17 Rawson St, Halifax HX1 1NH, UK

    17 Rawson St, Halifax HX1 1NH, UK

    DWR Regimental Association Badge

    Wetherspoons, Barum Top Inn, Halifax – Start approx 12:30—13:30

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  • Arthur Poulter VC – Memorial Paving Stone, East Witton – 10th of April, 2018.

    11:00 -13:00
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    East Witton, North Yorkshire, UK

    East Witton, North Yorkshire, UK

    Private Arthur Poulter VC

    A ceremony, organised by Richmond County Council, with support from the Yorkshire Regiment and the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Association, to unveil a memorial paving stone for Private Arthur Poulter VC, in East Witton, North Yorkshire, on Tuesday 10th of April, 2018, at 11:00Hrs

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  • Abyssinia Campaign 1868 – Bankfield Museum, Halifax, Sat 21st April, 2018 – Seminar Day

    Abyssinia Campaign 1868 – Bankfield Museum, Halifax, Sat 21st April, 2018 – Seminar Day

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    Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road, Halifax, UK

    Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road, Halifax, UK

    A full day Seminar on the Abyssinian Campaign in1868, following which Drummer Magnar and Private Bergin were awarded the Victoria Cross for Breaching the Kok-Birkit-Gate.

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