The current magazine just published (December 2018) is the Friends Gazette No. 14. It features a wide range of interesting topics on the history of the Suffolk Regiment including the following main articles:
"The Flaming Cassock" Friends member and Suffolk National Serviceman Mike Parsons, looks into the still-sealed volume written be Lieutenant-Colonel A.F. Campbell, MC on the Cyprus troubles of 1956-58. "Militamen" The story of the only peacetime conscripts to join the ranks of the Suffolk Regiment in 1939 and those uncertain days of peace. "Wiggy's Rolls Royce" The story of Captain H.E.W. Wigginton's procurement of a Rolls Royce and his journey with it join the Regiment in Germany. "Lilibulero" The story behind the famous ditty that 'rhymed King James from Ireland' reputedly penned by Colonel Wharton of the Twelfth Regiment. Plus many more interesting and varied articles, particularly on the Great War. 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.
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