The current magazine just published (December 2016) is the Friends Gazette No. 11. It features a wide range of interesting topics on the history of the Suffolk Regiment including the following main articles:
"A Safe Seat Warmer" The story of Lieutent-Colonel R.H. O'Grady Haly's patent compass-clinometer, invented during the Hazara Expedition of 1888. "He Represented What Is Best In The British Army" The long suppressed story of Sergeant John 'Ringo' Watson - teh only man to desert from teh Suffolk Regiment, and then return to its ranks. "Six Suffolk Sergeants" The story of six Ipswich Sergeants in the 4th Battalion and their service during the Great War. Four would be killed in action before 1917. "Mr Fraser Asks That The Plane Shall Be Named Eric" The story of teh death of Colonel E.G. Fraser, and how his brother purchased a spitfire fighter in his honour. Plus the usual 1/Suffolk in Normandy, a special 8 page colour supplement on our 2016 Battlefield Tours and many more interesting and varied articles!
Please go to the Membership page to discover how you can get hold of your copy...
Main Picture: L/Cpl Bostock surveys the platoon sign of No. 3 Platoon "The Phantoms" Malaya 1950.