A Little IJLB History

A Little IJLB History

In 1963/64 Lt Colonel Barker presented a tankard to be used by the RSM of IJLB. This was passed down to successive RSM’s until the Battalion was disbanded.

The inscriptions are as follows:

1964 RSM W Smith MBE DCM CG

1965 RSM LSR Bing.                GG

1969 RSM G Hooper.               CG

1972 RSM D Torrence              SG

1974 RSM WE Mathews.          IG

1976 RSM DC Pritty.                GG

1978 RSM B Aveyard.              WG

1978 RSM R Watson                CG

1980 RSM FJ Hardie.               SG

1982 RSM B Turner                  CG

1984 RSM CJ Loveday.            SG

1986 RSM RW Potter.               R Anglian

1988 RSM P Mehrich.               DERR

1989 RSM MN Richardson.      R Anglian