These Obituaries list those who died after leaving military service. The Rolls of Honour list those who died in service and can be accessed via the menu on the right.
All we have of freedom
All we use or know
This our fathers bought for us
Long and long ago .....Rudyard Kipling
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Recent Obituaries

Willie ORR (289 Cdo.Light Bty (V)) 20 February 2019. aged 87.
Cpl. Graham COX (Cdo. Bde. Signals) 18 February 2019 aged 97.
Cpl. John Samuel FLEMING (No.1 Cdo) 19 January 2019 aged 93.
Sigmn. Duncan Archibald MacGILP (Cdo. Bde. Sigs.) 18 January 2019 aged 93.
Mne. Edmund NELSON (44RM Cdo) 15 January 2019 aged 99.
WO1 (Cdr) Lionel HORBURY (3 Cdo Bde Ord Field Park)  12 January 2019 aged 85.
Col. Julian Nicholas George STARMER-SMITH, OBE (29 Cdo RA) 21 December 2018 aged 76.
Pte. Frank Alfred ROPER (5 Cdo) 24 November 2018 aged 92.
C/Sgt. Charles James MACNISH, M.M. (42 Cdo RM) 22 November 2018 aged 91.
Pte. James BOGLE (No.11 Cdo) 28 October 2018 aged 98.
TSM (later Maj) Geoffrey LANGLANDS, CMG, MBE (No.4 Cdo) 2 January 2019 aged 101.
Lieut. Bill 'Tiger' WATSON, M.B.E., M.C. (No. 2 Cdo) 29 December 2018 aged 97.
Mne. Philip WOOD (41RM & 42RM Cdo) 25 December 2018 aged 93.
Capt. J.J.D. 'Paddy' ASHDOWN (3 Cdo Bde RM) (Lord Ashdown) 22 December 2018.
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Obituaries from 1946 to the present day

(Listed below alphabetically by surname )
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