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Death of Capt RB Browne-Clayton KRRC/RGJ
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Browne-Clayton, Capt RB (Robert Bruce) late KRRC/RGJ (467537)


DOB: 25 Apr 1940, Hawick Scotland

Died: 19 Jan 2014

Only son of Lt Col WP Browne-Clayton of Cashel, Co Galway, Ireland

Educated: Loretto School, Muselborough, East Lothian, Scotland & RMAS

Regular Commission: 16 Dec 1960 (L.G. Sup 3 March 1961)

Married: Jane Evelyn Reine BUTLER 1 March 1969 Christchurch Cathedral Dublin

Always known as Bertie to his brother Riflemen.



2Lt 16.12.60

Lt 16.6.62

Capt 16.12.66


10.1.61 4.3.62 Berlin, KRRC

5.3.62 4.7.63 England, KRRC

5.7.63 30.10.63 British Guyana, KRRC

31.10.63 25.11.64 England, KRRC

26.11.64 31.12.65 England, Inf Jnr Leaders Bn

1.1.66 10.2.66 FARELF, Malaya 2 RGJ

11.2.66 22.6.66 FARELF, Borneo 2 RGJ (2ic A Coy)

23.6.66 4.7.66 England, 2 RGJ

5.7.66 7.7.68 Germany, 2 RGJ

HS Rifle Depot until retirement.

Retired from the Army: 21 July 1968 (L.G. Sup 11 March 1969)

He was a member of the KRRC Celer et Audax Club and the RGJ Officers Club/Regtl Association.


After leaving the Army he studied at The Royal Agricultural College Cirencester.

Practiced as an agricultural adviser to the Conservative Party.

He was a very keen fisherman and a keen shot.

Children: 1 S & 1 D  

Funeral Arrangements: To be notified.


Letters of condolence, to his wife, if desired:


Mrs RB Browne-Clayton (Jane)




Devon PL19 8PJ

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RE: Death of Capt RB Browne-Clayton Funeral Arrangements
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BROWNE-CLAYTON - Robert Bruce, peacefully at home on January 19th. Much loved husband of Jane, father of Ben and Clare and loving grandfather. Funeral Service to be held at St Peter's Church, Lamerton on Tuesday 18th February at 2 p.m. Donations to Cancer Research UK c/o Morris Bros (Tavistock) Ltd. Tavistock, Devon 01822 612 023.

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