Fusiliers Association

1st Bn Royal Fusiliers and Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (London) Branch of the Fusiliers Association

Members we have lost in recent months

Major General (Retd) Bryan Webster CB, CBE
General Bryan died overnight 9th/10th December.


General Bryan was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers in 1951 and served in Germany, Egypt, Gibraltar, Hong Kong and as a platoon commander in 1RF during the Korean War (1953).  He commanded the 1st Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers between 1971 and 73 and 8 Infantry Brigade in Northern Ireland from 1975 to 77.  Subsequent staff posts included Director of Administrative Planning 1980-82 and Director Military Quartering 1982-86. 
He retired from the Army in 1986.


More detailed obituary here



By kind permission of the Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the memorial service for Major General Bryan Webster CB CBE will be held on Friday 28th February 2020 beginning at 2.00pm at the Memorial Chapel Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.


Following the service there will be a reception in Government House.

Those wishing to attend should inform RHQ by 18th February to the following email address:



Please include the names of those wishing to attend and car details (make, model VRN and colour), if driving.


Entry to the Academy is strictly controlled and those wishing to attend must be on the RHQ list and you will require photo ID. An administration instruction will follow with further details post 18th February.

Mr Jim Jasper

Korean veteran James passed away on 29 December, he was 88. His funeral was held on Friday 17 January.

Mr Robert Wallbanks

A proud member of the Fusilier family, Bob passed away on 21 Janaury 2020.

Mr Brian Lowe

Brian died on Friday 3 January 2020. His funeral wil take place on Thursday 30 January at 1pm at Eastbourne Crematorium.

1st Bn Royal Fusiliers and Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (London) Branch of the Fusiliers Association


Ray O'Brien

5 Ashurst Drive, Worth, Crawley,

West Sussex RH10 7FS

Tel: 07988 833944

Email: rayobn1@gmail.com



Colonel M J Dudding OBE TD DL



Lieutenant Colonel K W Kiddie


George Rose

36 Maryfield Close, Bexley,
Kent DA5 2HY

Tel: 01322 550285


The White Hackle editor

Rob Crowley

2 Keswick Road,
West Wickham, Kent BR4 9AT

Tel: 07702 008446