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Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:53 pm
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Alan

Now that they have banned the movie ‘Gone with the Wind’ as an option to watch on catch up TV. Will we be Now denied the opportunity of watching ‘Zulu’ on as part of the traditional Christma ...

Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:02 am
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Alan,

Spelling:

Fugitive's correctly Fugitives'

Ratray correctly Rattray

Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:06 am
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Chris,

Please do not refer to 'VC winners' It was not a competition, no 2nd and 3rd places. But a recognition of extreme bravery. The VC is a 'decoration', the highest British & Commonwealth ...

Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:56 am
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Actor Michael Caine has recently published his auto-biography 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off' - this has been abridged for BBC Radio (70 minutes) but does contain his reminiscences of the 1964 movie 'Z ...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:49 am
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Just as many visitors to the forum will point out that the 24th at the time of the Anglo-Zulu War was correctly titled '2nd Warwickshire'. The modern regiment is 'The Royal Welsh' and certainly not t ...

Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:43 am
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Alan,

A modern visitors' centre was built on the site of the battlefield in 1930s - it was demolished in the 1950s. I do not have details here at home. I know there is an image in one of the old ...

Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:24 pm
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Alan

There was a notice in the Forest Review this week from the family thanking everyone who supported the funeral.

Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:33 pm
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Dear Alan

I have received a message - suggesting that Alan Baynham Jones has recently died. I have no other details and regrettably cannot verify the fact. I know that Alan recently moved to Lydn ...

Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:43 pm
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See:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-Wales-south-east-Wales-38685269

Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:48 pm
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The regimental museum is in the old militia armoury at Brecon which is a separate building with its own street entrance. Negotiations for obtaining a lease of this building have been in progress for ...

Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:01 pm
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See comments from Andrew Rattray in other place.

Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:46 am
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Shocking news:

Today's Daily Telegraph - we remember Rob and David

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/20/British-historian-dies-after-savage-beating-in-south-africa-by-a/

Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:47 pm
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Rob's father was:

Brigadier Bernard Joseph Dudley Gerrard DSO (1901-1965)
Commissioned Gordons 23.12.1921
Awarded DSO in 1941 whilst commanding 1st Nigeria Regiment in East Africa.

Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:43 am
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Dear Alan

Where were you?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-Wales-mid-Wales-34883552

Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:58 am
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Don't forget 25B/139 Williams 1/24th who was Colonel Glyn's groom.
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