Recent Bereavement

QRH Poppy

It is with great sadness that the Regimental Association announces the recent death of the following member(s):


2Lt Robert (Billy) HART on 29 August 2020

Robert served with 4H 1955 – 1956.

Funeral details are not yet available.

The Association was informed of Robert’s passing by David Murray-Brown.

Our sincere condolences go to Roberts’s family and friends.

Please pass this sad news to anyone who might have known Robert.


Maj Bob SMITH on 09 September 2020

Bob served with 8H/QRIH 1950 – 1984, and also as the Regimental Secretary 1985 – 1995.

The funeral service will take place on Mon 5 Oct, at Margate Crematorium, beginning at 14:30pm.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions on numbers attending, anyone wishing to attend the funeral should contact the Regimental Secretary to confirm that they can do so before making any arrangements to travel to Margate.

Bob’s executor is also hoping to make the service available via on-line streaming. Details will follow when known.

The Association was informed of Bob’s passing by Lady Kenny.

Our sincere condolences go to Bob’s family and friends.

Please pass this sad news to anyone who might have known Bob.


SSgt Dave PATEL on 12 September 2020

Dave served with QOH 1965 – 1992.

Funeral details are not yet available.

The Association was informed of Dave’s passing by Barry Dickens.

Our sincere condolences go to Dave’s family and friends.

Please pass this sad news to anyone who might have known Dave.


Tpr Keith CHAMPION on 18 September 2020

Keith served with QOH 1975 – 1978.

A funeral service will take place at Stafford Crematorium, Tixall Road, Stafford, ST18 0XZ at 3pm on the 5th of October, then afterwards at The Barns Hotel, Cocksparrow Lane, Huntington, WS12 4PB.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions numbers are limited both inside the crematorium and afterwards at The Barns Hotel.

Please contact Erich Modrowics for further information if you wish to attend.

The Association was informed of Keith’s passing by Erich Modrowics.

Our sincere condolences go to Keith’s family and friends.

Please pass this sad news to anyone who might have known Keith.


Lt Col Charles LOCKHART on 22 September 2020

Charles served with 3H/QOH 1955 – 1975.

Private funeral, family only. Memorial service to be notified at a later date.

The Association was informed of Charles’s passing by Hugh Sandars.

Our sincere condolences go to Charles’s family and friends.

Please pass this sad news to anyone who might have known Charles.


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