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The Regimental Sergeant Majors

The Regimental Sergeant Major (Warrant Officer Class one)

 The REGIMENTAL SERGEANT MAJOR (RSM) is the senior Warrant officer and enlisted man in the Battalion, and as such holds an important position of authority within the Regimental organization. To many young soldiers within any Infantry Battalion the ‘R.S.M.’ was somebody to be avoided at all costs, and it appeared to many a soldier that all ‘R.S.M.s’ are born old.

Taken in Dec 93 at the final Ferozeshah. These are 10 of the former RSMs of 1 DERR

The RSMs

W.O. 1 L.R. HODGES 1959-1962

W.O. 1 D.C. MORTIMER 1962-1964

W.O. 1 C.T. GOLDSMITH 1964-1966

W.O. 1 J. A. BARROW 1966-1968

W.O. 1 J WILLIAMS 1968-1970

W.O. 1 G.J. PINCHEN 1970-1974

W.O. 1 D.J.I. LEADBETTER 1974-1976

W.O. 1 W.R. STAFFORD 1976-1978

W.O. 1 E.A. MILLARD 1978-1980

W.O. 1 S.J. VENUS 1980-1983

W.O. 1 R.G. HICKS 1983-1985

W.O. 1 W. H. SHERMAN 1985-1987

W.O. 1 D. FEDRICK 1987-1989

W.O. 1 M.K. GODWIN 1989-1991

W.O. 1 S.P. NORTH 1991-1993

W.O.1 P.W. McLEOD 1993-1994

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