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Last Modified:  06 September, 2017


The Regimental Association with regret announces the death of Captain Michael Hugh Warwick Bampfylde  on Wednesday 23rd August 2017, aged 65.  Michael served with QOH (1972 Ė 1983).

Funeral Arrangements:  The funeral will be a private family service.  A  service of thanksgiving for Michael  (Bam Bam) Bampfylde will be held at Midday, St Michael's Church, Spey Road, Inkpen, Berks RG17 9DS on Thursday 28 September, followed by drinks and sandwiches.

The Association was informed of Michaelís death by his son, Capt Richard Bampfylde (Late 15/19H), via Lt Col Andrew Ledger.  Our sincere condolences go to Michaelís family and friends.

Please pass this sad news to any others who may have known him.  

The Regimental Secretary

Dear Association Members,

To receive your newsletters by e mail, will be much appreciated and will save the Association a lot of hard earned funds!!

For those of you who were not members of my e mail list before taking advantage of this please see below a copy of the original e mail list I sent out some time ago. It will enable you to get even more info from HHQ,

I would like to sort you all out into lists so I can get relevant information out to you by this system. I will send out general messages to everyone but when it comes to Death Notices etc I am sure you will not want your computer clogged up with information that is not really of interest to you. We have the following 'contact lists'.

List 1. 3rd Hussars

List 2. 7th Hussars

List 3. Queens Own Hussars. ( inc LAD )

List 4. 3rd, 7th, and QOH. ( inc LAD )

List 5. 4th Hussars

List 6. 8th Hussars

List 7. Queens Royal Irish Hussars ( inc LAD )

List 8. 4th, 8th, and QRIH. ( inc LAD )

List 9. Queens Royal Hussars ( inc LAD )

List 10. All news

List 11 Troop Secretaries

List 12 Trustees.

List 13 All deaths

List 17 E Newsletters

Please remember if you do change your e mail address to let me know.


With best regards and thanks,

Jim Austin  Contact 

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This yearís annual Worcester Troop Reunion boasts a variety of entertainment concluding with a local live band at the Pear Tree Student Bar, Worcester University. By popular request there will be a cold buffet . There will be a raffle/auction and all proceeds will go to the museum fund.
The cost for the evening is £15 pp.

Accommodation on the Worcester University Campus can be booked direct by emailing at conferencing@worc.ac.uk or telephoning 01905 542364/542444. A single en-suite room with breakfast costs £40.00.

Click the button to download the booking form:   Download

Please send payment/ returns to the above address by 10th June 2017. Tickets will then be sent out with further details and directions.

Kind regards,  Andrew Milton    


Annemarie Timmins: I know this is a bit of a long shot but my Grandad, is my absolute hero and would do anything for anyone and I would never have got where I am today without the support of my grandparents. My Grandad turns 82 this year and often talks of the time that he served in Germany.

His name is Colin Frank Timmins from Leicester (born and lived in Leicester his whole life) I've made it my mission to see if anyone has any relatives that may have served at the same time as him and has any pictures, stories or information that they would like to share.

I would absolutely love this to be shared as far and wide as possible as he talks of his friends (from his regiment) living all over the U.K. The information that I have been told is that he served In Iserlohn, Germany from 1954 until 1957. He was part of the 3rd Kings Own Hussars regiment. They were based working with the race horses and spent some time also in Hanover, Germany.

A really good friend he often talks about is a man called Keith Barton (also known as Dick Barton) Keith can be seen to the left of picture with my Grandad.

Keith is believed to have been from Blackpool or Harrogate (not 100% sure) A few other names that my Grandad mentioned from his Regiment were:

Colonel Wall
Captain Brown - stable officer
Captain Anthony Triton
Corporal John Delaney
Arthur George Paige - Trooper.

As Iíve already said I know this is a long shot and my Grandad doesn't know I've done this but I know that if I did find anything out it would make him the happiest man ever!

So could I just ask everyone to read this and see where it leads too, I'd really appreciate it as I know my Grandad would too!

Thank you very much!

Annemarie Timmins

Contact   19/04/2017


Barry Coddington: Considering this was in East Yorks there was a good turn out of Regimental ties! Band Sergeant Major George Veysey had a good send off.The Service started with the Regt. Slow March. Ray Young paid Tribute from the Band.The Regimental Collect was read out. The Last Post was beautifully played by Steve Croney followed by Reveille The Music was operated by Bob Biddle and done with great aplomb. Then we filed out to the Regimental March.

A good service For a Queens Own Hussars Bandsman.

Contact   20/03/2017



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