DIARY AND NOTIFICATIONS AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2018

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DIARY AND NOTIFICATIONS AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2018

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REGIMENTAL EVENTS 2018 as at 30th of September 2018 (New events and updates in “RED”)

JANUARY

Wednesday 10th – Lanarkshire Branch Meeting – Motherwell


FEBRUARY  

 


MARCH

Saturday 3rd – London and Southern Counties Branch Annual General Meeting and Lunch 11.30 am at The Warwick Public House, 25 Warwick Way, Pimlico, London SW1V 1QT.

Wednesday 7th – Lanarkshire Branch Meeting – Motherwell.

Saturday 31st – AFTERMATH’ EXHIBITION OPENS – KOSB MUSEUM,Berwick.

 

 


APRIL

Sunday 22nd – London and Southern Counties Branch Gallipoli Service at The Royal Hospital Chelsea (Parade at 10.30 am).

Wednesday 25th – Gallipoli Day

 

 


MAY

Friday 4th – RBL Scotland Silver Poppy Golf Competition – New Course, StAndrews.

Saturday 5th – Lanarkshire Branch AGM – Motherwell United Services Club at 1200 – Mabel Street Motherwell ML1 1TY.

Saturday 5th – Berwick Branch AGM – The Barracks at 1100, Berwick Upon Tweed

Thursday 10th – London and Southern Counties Branch General Meeting, TA Centre, 95 Horseferry Road, London SW1 at 6.00 pm.

Friday 25th – Officers’ Club Golf Competition, Torwoodlee, Galashiels.

Saturday 26th – Officers’ Club Biennial Dinner, Ednam House Hotel, Kelso.

Sunday 27th – KOSB Challenge Cup Race, Kelso


JUNE.

Saturday 2nd – London and Southern Counties Branch – Colonel’s Rehearsal of Trooping the Colour, Dover House.

Thursday 7th  – London and Southern Counties Branch -Founder’s Day Parade, Royal Hospital, Chelsea.

Saturday 16th – Operation Banner Golf Day – the Blackwood Club NI.

Friday 29th – Officers’ Club London Lunch – the Caledonian Club.

Saturday 30th – Edinburgh Armed Forces Day.


JULY

Thursday 12th –
4th Battalion Gallipoli commemoration Hawick.

Thursday 19th  – Funeral of Sergeant William Speakman VC


Saturday 21st – Scottish Korean War Memorial Service.

Friday 27th – Borderers Minden Golf Competition, Berwick upon Tweed.

Saturday 28th – Minden Day Parade, The Barracks, Berwick upon Tweed.

 


AUGUST

Saturday 11th – Royal British Legion Scotland Thank You Service, Canongate Kirk, The Kirk of Hoyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle – Those wishing to attend should contact RBL Scotland.

Wednesday 15th – Edinburgh Branch AGM – Scots Guards Club Edinburgh

 


SEPTEMBER

Wednesday 5th – Lanarkshire Branch Meeting – Motherwell

Saturday 8th – Op BANNER Service of Remembrance – National Memorial Arboretum

Thursday 13th – Malaya and Borneo Veterans Dinner, Peebles Hydro, Peebles.

Sunday 16th – Royal British Legion Scotland, Hawick Branch will be holding a DRUMHEAD SERVICE and MARCH PAST on Sunday 16th September 2018 starting at 1345 hours in the Burns Club end of the Common Haugh, HAWICK. Full details are posted on the Website Events Page.

Monday 17th September – Friday 21st September –  Regimental Battlefield Tour to Ypres and “The 4 KOSB WW1 VCs”

Friday 28th – Sgt Mcguffie VC commemoration paving stone unveiling, Wigtown. Details are on the website and have been distributed on the Mailing List.

Saturday 29th – Late Entry Officers’ Dinner, Craigiehall, Edinburgh.

 


OCTOBER
Saturday 6th – KOSB Association AGM, Scots Guards Club Edinburgh.

Thursday 11th – London and Southern CountiesBranch General Meeting, TA Centre, 95 Horseferry Road, London SW1 at 6.00 pm.

 


NOVEMBER

Thursday 8th – London & Southern Counties Branch – Official Opening of the Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey – 11.00 am. (Ticket only event; entry before 10.30 am.)

Thursday 8th –  ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND REGIMENTAL BOXING NIGHT – THE ORIAM SPORTS CENTRE EDINBURGH – Please be advised there is currently no ticket allocation to the KOSB Association.

Friday 9th – Concert of Remembrance, Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh

Saturday 10th  – London & Southern Counties Branch – Service and Cross Planting, KOSB Regimental plot, Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey.

Saturday 10th  – London & Southern Counties Branch Autumn Lunch at 12 noon in the Victory Services Club, London.

Sunday 11th – National Remembrance Parade at the Cenotaph, London.

Sunday 11th – Aftermath Exhibition closes, The Barracks Berwick upon Tweed

Wednesday 14th – Lanarkshire Branch Meeting – Motherwell

Friday 23rd – The Cruikshank Dinner, St Boswells.

Saturday 24th – Lanarkshire Branch Christmas Function.


DECEMBER


NOTIFICATIONS

ITV BORDER REPORT ON SERGEANT LOUIS McGUFFIE VC

The ITV Border report on a FB page –  click on the link – go to Tim’s posts and you’ll find it. https://www.facebook.com/TimBackshallITV/

MAJOR JOHN LINDQUIST

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of Major John Lindquist who sadly died on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at Arbroath Infirmary aged 87.  John served in Korea, where he was severely wounded,Northern Ireland and Berlin. Funeral arrangements to be notified.

“Always a Borderer”

POPPYSCOTLAND FUND RAISING
Hawick Borderer is cycling 1,918 miles across the Borders and beyond in 100 days in support of Poppyscotland.

Read more at: https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/veteran-ian-gets-on-his-bike-for-the-1918-
poppy-pledge-1-4809136

and https://secure.artezglobal.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=518900&langPref=en-CA

FORMER SERVICE PERSONNEL BRIEF (SCOTLAND) – FRI 30 NOV 18

Headquarters Scotland invite former service personnel to an Army update brief. The brief will cover a variety of topics from; current operations and training, housing and basing, defence engagement, reserves, cadets, UK operations, recruitment and home engagement.

DATE
Friday 30th November 2018

TIMINGS
1315 – Senior Officers (Lt Col and above)
1545 – All Ranks

LOCATION
Cragiehall Officers Mess (All ranks welcome). The postcode below will take you to the guard room, the route to the Officers Mess will sign posted.

Address:
Cragiehall,
South Queensferry,
EH30 9TN

To ensure access to Cragiehall Camp please bring photographic ID and RSVP with the following details:

  • Late Rank:
  • Surname:
  • First Name:
  • Post Nominals:
  • Late Regiment:
  • VRN:
  • Make and Model of vehicle:
  • Colour:
  • Attending Senior Officers Brief or All Ranks Brief?:
  • Any special access requirements:

REFRESHEMENTS
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available on arrival.

RSVP
RSVP via email or text message to:
51X-Engt-Mailbox@mod.gov.uk
07500 22 67 52

The point of contact for all enquiries is: Maj Laura Cox, SO2 Transition, 07500 22 67 52

PDH

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