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Sun Jan 28, 2024 3:17 pm
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On Saturday 27 January 2024, a Blue Plaque was unveiled at 10 Meadow Street, Treforest, to honour the deeds of James Egan. James had served as 25B/798 Private James Hagan and was a member of B Compa ...

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
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