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1914-1918 Gloucester Rugby "#ThankYou100"
Citations commemorating the armistice at the end of the Great War
43 Match Reports
Gloucester Rugby Former Players present poppy shirts to local military
Launch of the 2018 commemorative poppy shirt.
SAUNDERS, Arthur, 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.
COOK, Charles,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.
CARLETON, Cornelius Asgill Shaw, 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 ...
LANE, Henry “Harry” William, 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.
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
8 match reports
23 Match Reports
Gloucestershire County Matches 1921 - 1940
19 reports so far.
44 Match Reports
Apparently Roy was a relation to my Grandfather good read
James Cook is my great grandfather his son James Cook is my grandad I’m very proud of all the Cook...
Cherry & White: Facts, Legends and Myths
Wigan Rugby League I believe have the original claim to the colours Cherry and White. They also started with Blue....
Collins, The Brothers
Like Jane my mothers maiden name was Collins and I too have a photo of Albert wearing an 1889 cap....
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