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105, 2017

The Regimental Calendar 2017

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

FORECAST OF REGIMENTAL EVENTS 2017 as at 01 MAY 2017 (New events and updates in "RED") JANUARY Thursday 26th - Cenotaph Parade Committee Meeting 1100, HHQ, Berwick. FEBRUARY   Saturday 18th - Berwick Association Branch AGM, 1200 [...]

2705, 2017

Armed Forces Sunday Service

By | May 27th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Borderers, Duns Parish Church, Duns will be holding an Armed Forces Sunday service on Sunday 25th June 2017, commencing at 11 am. The Reverend Stephen Blakey, padre to 1KOSB in the days of Fort George, [...]

2705, 2017

Major David Smout – Notification

By | May 27th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Borderers, It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of Major David Smout who died quietly at home in Coldingham earlier this morning (Saturday 27th May 2017) aged 80. On behalf [...]

2705, 2017

Warrant Officer Class Two William Gillespie – Funeral Arrangements

By | May 27th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Borderers, We have been notified that the funeral arrangements for Jock Gillespie KOSB who died on 11thMay are: Wednesday 31st May at 3.30 pm, Portchester Crematorium (South Chapel), Upper Cornaway Lane, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 8NE. Jock's [...]

1705, 2017

Warrant Officer Class Two William Gillespie – Notification

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Borderers, It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of WO2 (CSM) William (Jock) Gillespie who died suddenly at home in Southampton on 11th May 2017 aged 48. Jock joined the King’s [...]

1205, 2017

Captain Hamish Samson MC: The Borderer who came back from the dead

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Borderers, For almost three months after Capt Hamish Weir Samson MC led Borderers "over the top" in the Battle of Arras, in northern France, he was presumed dead. His family were warned to expect the [...]

1005, 2017

Galashiels Veterans of the 6th Battalion celebrate VE Day

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Borderers, On Monday 8th of May, the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Borderers and friends of the 6th Battalion from Galashiels gathered at Cornmill Square, including Normandy veterans John Webster, [...]