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by BobH
Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Where is he now
Topic: Mick MGowan
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Mick MGowan

John, Mick is doing okay. He's a regular contributor on Facebook and maintains his sense of humour. He is dealing with a family health issue, but not for me to broadcast.
by BobH
Tue Oct 12, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Some Wealth is Earned, and Deserved
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Some Wealth is Earned, and Deserved

A remarkable story has emerged following the death today of Trevor Hemmings In 1940 the family Hemmings uprooted from London and Woolwich Arsenal and Dad took up a job at the Chorley Ordnance Factory near Preston – same trade, safer place. It was a timely move. The blitz began with a daylight raid ...
by BobH
Mon Oct 11, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Ken Crick
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Ken Crick

Sad massage received today via Darryl Cartwright: I have been asked by Mary to inform you all of the sad news of the passing of Ken Crick yesterday (10/10/21). Ken was a much loved member of the regiment and in particular the band. Ken was a great friend and support to many including myself and was ...
by BobH
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what a plonker
Replies: 8
Views: 641

Re: what a plonker

Facebook had problems for seven hours ( yes, seven hours !) on Monday this week. Mark Zuckerberg lost $6,000,000,000 in yesterday’s Facebook outage Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a hefty financial hit yesterday as the social network suffered a disastrous outage. The billionaire’s net worth dro...
by BobH
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: John Bosson
Replies: 4
Views: 269

John Bosson

Very sad news received from Sue Bosson I'm afraid to tell you that he died last Friday at Shrewsbury hospital. He had a urinary infection which was complicated by the long term prostate cancer (16 years). I'm not sure if he ever got on the new website of yours but he had been very active on-line and...
by BobH
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Colin Petherham
Replies: 2
Views: 329

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. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday 3rd August, at 10:30hrs, at Poole Crematorium, Gravel Hill, Broadstone,...
by BobH
Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: cats
Replies: 5
Views: 425

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: 919

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: 459

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: 371

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 ...