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Absent Friends



This page is to notify all members of Suffolk & Norfolk Yeomanry Association of Yeoman that have gone to rest

Please advise committee members of errors or omissions


  • Sergeant John “Ikie” Chilvers passed away on the 8th April 2020, aged 87.  John was a member of the Swaffham, Norwich and later the Bury St Edmunds Detachment for many years.  Serving as a Gun Number One and latterly with the Battery as an Exercise Damage Control Section Commander.  John saw action in the United Nations Campaign in Korea, suffering injuries which he carried always.

  • The funeral for John will be held on Monday the 27th April 2020 at 12:15hrs.  Due to the COVID-19 crisis the Service will be accessible via a webcast only.  The Order of Service and Log In Details have been sent out to the Association email list.   Please contact the Association Secretary if you require further details.

No3 Gun – Norwich Detachment