DIARY AND NOTIFICATIONS AS AT 30 NOVEMBER 2018
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REGIMENTAL EVENTS 2018 as at 30th November 2018 (New events and updates in “RED”)
Wednesday 10th – Lanarkshire Branch Meeting – Motherwell
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.
Sunday 22nd – London and Southern Counties Branch Gallipoli Service at The Royal Hospital Chelsea (Parade at 10.30 am).
Wednesday 25th – Gallipoli Day
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Saturday 6th – KOSB Association AGM, Scots Guards Club Edinburgh.
Thursday 11th – London and Southern Counties Branch General Meeting, TA Centre, 95 Horseferry Road, London SW1 at 6.00 pm.
Thursday 8th – London & Southern Counties Branch – Official Opening of the Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey – 11.00 am.
Thursday 8th – ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND REGIMENTAL BOXING NIGHT – THE ORIAM SPORTS CENTRE EDINBURGH.
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.
Sir William Purves CBE DSO – Remembrance Day Interview –click the link https://twitter.com/HSBC/status/1061559305927909376
Cross Planting at the KOSB Regimental plot, Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey – click the link http://Cross Planting, KOSB Regimental plot, Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey.
The Scottish Military Ball Trust
The Trustees request the pleasure of your company at
The Scottish Military Ball
on Saturday 11th May, 2019
at The Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh
Reception 1845 for Dinner at 1930, Reeling from 2130, Carriages at 0100
Mess Dress / Black Tie / Ball Dress
Early Bird Tickets £75 (until 31 January, 2019) then £80
Junior Officer Tickets £60
Tickets can be purchased at email@example.com
Fundraising in support of Combat Stress.
Unforgotten Forces Newsletter No 3 Autumn 2018 – Supporting Scotland’s Older Veterans – click the link http:// Unforgotten Forces Newsletter No 3 Autumn 2018 – Supporting Scotland’s Older Veterans
SERGEANT JOHN (NICKY) NICHOL
It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of Sgt Nicky Nichol, Pipes and Drums and Officers’ Mess who sadly died in Tweedmouth House, Tweedmouth, Berwick upon Tweed on Thursday 29th November 2018 aged 76.
MRS OLIVE GOW
It is with regret that we inform you of the recent death of Mrs Olive Gow, widow of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Gow KOSB.
Funeral arrangements. Friday 14th December, 12.30 pm at Duns Parish Church, Church Square, Duns TD11 3DD
LESLIE WAKELING, VETERAN OF THE 2nd BATTALION – REQUEST
“Has any member got an copy of Mortar platoon HQ Company 2nd Battaion 1945/6 Lord Roberts barracks Peshawer NWFP. I lost my home in the 50s during the floods on Canvey Island Essex which included my copy which I treasured. I am willing to pay any cost involved. Thanks Les Wakeling”
KOSB REGIMENTAL CHRISTMAS CARDS
KOSB Regimental Christmas cards are now available for order. Each card is individually priced at 75p, however packs of ten can be purchased for £6.50 (postage not included). There is no minimum order required and a mix and match of designs In any quantity is available. Orders can be placed via the KOSB Association Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
One example is shown on the right, to view the other two cards click on the links.