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1914-1918 Gloucester Rugby "#ThankYou100"
Citations commemorating the armistice at the end of the Great War
1929 - 1930 Season
43 match reports
Gloucester Rugby Former Players present poppy shirts to local military
Launch of the 2018 commemorative poppy shirt.
Arthur Saunders, 1891 – 1916, Military Medal (MM) 1916
Arthur Sauders, second row/back row forward, was awarded the Military Medal (MM) for ‘bravery in the field’ at La Boisselle on 3 July 1916.
Charles Cook, 1887 – 1959, Military Medal (MM) 1917
Charles Cook, Gloucester full back, was awarded the Military Medal for ‘bravery in the field’ during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) on 16 August 1917.
GRPA Raises funds for charities
The GRPA has raised more than £35,000 for charities. Here are just four examples.
An interview with this attacking full back, formerly of Exeter University and Saracens, who switched to the wing with equal success.
Pete Wilson meets former Gloucester Players
Pete Wilson Show 9 Sept 2018. Pete meets 8 former Gloucester players.
Cornelius Asgill Shaw Carleton, 1884-1964, Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and Mentioned in Despatches (4 times)
Cornelius Carleton was born in Newnham in 1884, the son of the local doctor. He was educated at the Crypt ...
Henry “Harry” William Lane, 1884-1918, Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Henry “Harry” Lane was born in South Hamlet, Gloucester in 1884. After finishing school, Henry worked initially as a Labourer ...
Preceding the 5,000th competitive match
Mark Cummings interviews Malcolm King before the 5,000th competitive match.
Dave Spencer - "Spanner" - an archetypal club man.
5,000th match - Former Players Walk - who's who
List of former players at the 5,000th match celebration walk.
5,000th match - Former Players walk - group photo
Former players gather at the club's 5,000th competitive match.
5,000th match - Former Players celebratory walk - Photo Gallery
Photo gallery of Former players' celebratory walk at the club's 5,000th competitive game.
1922 - 1923 Season
55 match reports
Thursday 23 August - Day 108 - Match Day
Final preparations are made to the pitch and its surroundings on Match Day
Day 78 - Tuesday 24 July - Erecting the posts and marking out the pitch
Erecting the posts After 11 weeks of preparing the base, laying the mat, sowing the seeds, watering and feeding the new ...
Fisticuffs at the Match.
An extract from the report of the Gloucester v Cinderford match played at Kingsholm on Saturday 3 Feb 1923.
White Hart Vantage Point.
Extract from W.B’s report in the Citizen of the Gloucester v. United Services game on 28 Oct 1922
Gloucestershire County Matches 1873 - 1900
2 match reports
1889 - 1890 Season
23 Match Reports
Gloucestershire County Matches: 1921 - 1940
1 report only so far.
1921 - 1922 Season
44 Match Reports
Francis Edwards was my uncle, who I believe died in 1973. Only met him once in Bristol in 1961 (I...
Hi Nicola - I checked and James is buried at Hempstead but Lionel is buried at St Swithens Church. Just...
Hi Nicola - James is my Great-Grandfather too! Only just discovered he played for Gloucester and I'm finding out from...
We found it on the internet, when the caps were offered for sale by an online auction house 6 or...
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