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by BobH
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Colin Petherham
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Colin Petherham

We've received the sad news that Colin Petherham passed away today.

To all he will go down as "Mr Petherham" and as a great Hussar.

We offer our sincere condolences.

RIP Colin.

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by BobH
Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: cats
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: cats

We have the same problem John. Never see the culprit but there is often scratch marks in the garden where an attempt at burying has been made.

We've now planted some Coleus Canina bushes (mint family) often referred to as 'Scaredy Cat' which, it is claimed, cats hate.

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by BobH
Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: HorsePower, the Museum of The King's Royal Hussars
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Re: HorsePower, the Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Another connection with Faenza. Eight of those who died at Medicina are buried in the Faenza War Cemetery. We paid our respects with wreaths and crosses during our visits in 2012 and 2015. Peter Senior Ashton-yamnikar(Yammy) visited Staglieno and Luigi Trevisan visited the graves in Udine. The famil...
by BobH
Tue Jul 06, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: George Knowles
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: George Knowles

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday 13th July, at 10:00 hrs, at Reading Crematorium, South Chapel, All Hollows Road, Caversham, Reading, RG7 3BU.
by BobH
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Ian Nicholson
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Ian Nicholson

We've received the following information from HHQ MR I J NICHOLSON 14TH/20TH KING’S HUSSARS 1978 - 1985 We regret to inform you of the death of Ian Nicholson on Friday 21st May, aged 61. The funeral was held in Germany on the 9th of June. Donations will go to the Macmillan Cancer Support and can be ...
by BobH
Sat Jun 26, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: George Knowles
Replies: 3
Views: 237

George Knowles

Steve McKindland has passed on this sad news It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have to report that George Knowles passed away yesterday afternoon. He was a proper nice guy and massive friend to all that knew him. RIP George, safe journey. We offer our sincere condolences to the famil...
by BobH
Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: New Regimental Secretary
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Re: New Regimental Secretary

This is taken from HHQ Newsletter: On Wednesday this week we said thank you and goodbye to Lt Col Peter Garbutt who has retired as Regimental Secretary after 8 years in post, handing over to Major Steve Penkethman. On a lovely sunny day in Peninsula Barracks, a group of Regimental trustees gathered,...
by BobH
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: HorsePower, the Museum of The King's Royal Hussars
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Re: HorsePower, the Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Hi Bill, What do I know? Well, The plate is Majolica and it was made in Faenza which lies just 42 Km from Medicina in Emelia-Romagna. It features a cobalt blue bird design surrounded by intricate hand-painted flowers and flourishes with colourful accents. CACF Faenza is an iconic Italian pottery hav...
by BobH
Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: REUNION 2022
Topic: Holding Out For A HERO !
Replies: 0
Views: 165

Holding Out For A HERO !

Reunion 2022 - Heroes Night ! Our theme night at the 2022 Reunion (Friday 22nd April) will be 'HEROES' . Let's see just what you can come up with this year. Every one of you is a Hero but can you convince us that you are a hero from the past? Your opportunity to be a real Hero for a night. heroes.j...
by BobH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Janet Holland
Replies: 2
Views: 214

Janet Holland

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Janet Holland on 3rd June 2021

Widow of Mick Holland (Chief Clerk etc) of the legendary Holland family.

We offer our sincere condolences.

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