Updated: May 11
We sadly announce that Bandsman Alan Rackstraw late of 2 LI Band passed away on 5 March 2019 in Hertfordshire. Alan originally from the North East enlisted into the Light Infantry as a musician. Following his training at the Light Infantry School of Music he was posted to 2 LI Band. Alan served in Colchester, Lemgo, Northern Ireland, Gibraltar and Blackpool.
Our thoughts and condolences are with Alan's only family, his sister June. RIP Alan your duty done take your place in the final Massed Band with friends Sid and Yorkie.
June would be grateful for the attendance of any former Band and Bugle members at the funeral. Other than his sister Alan has no family of his own and only a few friends.
Date and Time - 18 March 2019 at 4pm
Location - Woollensbrook Cemetery & Crematorium, Hertford Road, Hoddesdon, Herts, EN11 9BN
Bugler Requested - Yes
Association Members, ex Band and Bugles are welcome to attend.