We have been advised of the death of the following members:
Arthur Penney. Arthur who served with 1 Buffs in Wuppertal has passed away. The funeral is on Wednesday, 4th July 2018, at Charing Crematorium -time 10.00 a.m.
All are welcome after the funeral at The Ashford Railway Men’s Club.
Peter Johns, ex CSM who served in 1 Buffs from 1945 until amalgamation and thereafter in the Queen’s Own Buffs and later 2nd Bn the Queen’s Regt.
One of the great characters of the regiment and very popular with those who served with him. A very talented magician, member of the magic circle who performed under the name The Great Merlno. Funeral details will be published when to hand.
Lenny Elks, ex Buffs, Queen’s Own Buffs and 2nd Queen’s passed way whilst on holiday in Turkey as a result of an accident.
Mr John Philips ex 1 Platoon, A Company 1 Buffs who served in Aden . and later in Germany has passed away. John was a dedicated worker for the Regimental Association, and was Standard Bearer, Vice Chair and later Chair of Ramsgate Branch.
Bobby Gorse, ex Corporal who served in the Queen’s Own Buffs and later in 2nd Queen’s passed away on 5th June.