Entries by Caroline Cary

UNVEILING OF THE REGIMENTAL MEMORIAL

The Memorial for the Regiment will be unveiled by The Duke of Wellington on Friday 17 May. The precise details of the day are still being worked out and will be publicised as soon as they are known. In the meantime please save this date for what will be a major Regimental event and pass […]

MINIATURES PLEASE SHARE ……

Eddie Towler contacted us about miniatures as he felt there was a demand for something like this – it has been looked at long and hard and this is the decision the trustees have made: There will be a limited edition of only 33 – (15 have already been secured) in 48 hours so I […]

Halifax Flower Club Event Thursday 6th December

Come and join the HALIFAX FLOWER CLUB who presents it’s Christmas Show House Event “A Christmas Cracker” at Lee House, Lee Lane, Shibden, Halifax HX3 6UJ on Thursday 6th December 2018 10am – 8pm. Tickets £8 (to include tea, coffee and mince pies) available on the door or from Alison 01924 493351. All the arrangements […]

Video by David Ainley of the Second Soldier

Now Andrew Sinclair is into the 2nd Soldier – the 2nd of 3 figures as part of this composition. It has been remarkable watching this process and seeing the design unfold and enormous amount of work that is going in to this incredible statue. Just have a look at this next video…..  

Global appeal of Regiment’s statue unveiling and Army life really has been a family affair for the five!

Great granddaughter Dawn Bray was interviewed…  Four granddaughters and the great grand daughter of Corp William Gartside are proud to share their story.  The family of Corporal William Gartside hope to be making an emotional trip to West Yorkshire from Australia when the statue commemorating the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment is unveiled next year. “As an Australian, […]

Hindoostan Shooting Club’s Charity Clay Shoot

At the behest of their Head Keeper Adam Brown that eclectic band of itinerant sporting men united only by a cap badge and a cap, the Hindoostan Shooting Club, staged a clay shooting day on Friday 6 July at the Bisley shooting ground with the aim of raising money for the Dukes Memorial appeal. For […]