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DWR Regimental Association BadgeThe Association exists to preserve the cameraderie and memory of the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding), the ‘Dukes’:

The principal functions of the Association are to:

Organise and support Regimental events and activities.

Provide a focus for the Association Branches and Branch Standard Bearers.

Notify our members of important Regimental occasions,

Pass on news of our Regimental family.

Support the Yorkshire Regiment – our successor Regiment and the custodian of our heritage.


President:- Brigadier Andrew Meek CBE.

Board and Trustees:- Colonel GA Kilburn, Colonel SC Newton, Major DLJ Harrap, Major P Ennis, Captain John Hogg.

The Board members are also Trustees of the Regimental Trust Fund. They meet twice a year to set out plans for future activities and events and set priorities for expenditure from the Regimental Trust Funds. The Trust Funds are charities in their own right and responsible to the Charity Commissioners for meeting the objects of the funds, a principal one being the support of the Regiment and its esprit de corps.


Regimental Association Office:

The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding)
Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road
West Yorkshire

TEL: 01422 356795


Administration Officer:- Captain John Hogg,

Please note that the Association office is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only.


DWR Branches:- Halifax, Huddersfield, Keighley, Sheffield, Skipton.

Yorkshire Regiment Branches in the West Riding:– Barnsley, Huddersfield Drill Hall, Leeds, Sheffield.


Website Editor:- Richard Harvey.

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Historical Enquiries:

If you have a query regarding past members of the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding), or anything of a historical nature about the regiment, please use the special request form, which you can find in the Museum Regimental archive section of the website. The form should be fully completed and sent to the above address.