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RBR On Parade For Remembrance Day

Crowds yesterday paid tribute to those who served at Bermuda’s annual Remembrance Day parade. The Royal Bermuda Regiment and its Band and Corps of Drums joined veterans, soldiers from the British Army and other uniformed services for the wreath-laying at the Cenotaph on Front Street.

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RBR Troops Weather the Storm

Island troops on an aid mission to storm-ravaged Turks & Caicos yesterday hit the ground running after a second hit by Hurricane Maria. The Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers, deployed to the Caribbean country’s Grand Turk island after Hurricane Irma earlier this month caused devastation, this morning (FRI) cleared roads to key emergency service centres and delivered supplies after Category 3 Maria hit in the early hours of the morning.

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Young Tourist Beats the Bermuda Drum

A young musician on vacation on the island paid a dream visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Warwick Camp to see the Band and Corps of Drums tune up for a performance at Harbour Nights tonight/tomorrow (WEDS). Little James Grassick, aged 9, who plays for the Peebles Burgh Silver Band in Peebles in the Scottish Borders, was invited to see the soldiers practice after a chance meeting in Hamilton with a serving soldier.

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RBR Funeral Honours For Larry Burchall

The Royal Bermuda Regiment was yesterday out in force for the funeral of former Regimental Sergeant Major and Captain Larry Burchall.  Mr Burchall, who went on to have a successful career in the media and as a social commentator, was laid to rest with full military honours.

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Princess Royal Meets the RBR

The Princess Royal yesterday met soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment as she toured the America’s Cup village.  The Royal visit came as the RBR’s biggest-ever deployment drew to a close with the final races of the competition.

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