Obituaries

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Obituaries received since AGM 

Maj. John STURGIS (41RM Cdo) 24 September 2019 aged 99.

For AGM  FW Nov 2019
Pte. Reginald William DOWNES (No.2 Cdo) 3 November 2019
Sigmn. Richard James BUTTON (2 Cdo. Bde Sigs) 8 October 2019.
Mne. Wiliam Harry SALE (46RM Cdo) 10 September 2019 aged 96.
Mne. Norman PHILLIPS (42 Cdo RM) 01 September 2019 aged 88.
Pte (later Capt) David Wilson FLETCHER (HOC) 25 August 2019 aged 93.
Warrant Officer Johnny PACE (95 Cdo RA & SAS) 23 August 2019.
John 'Spud' LEANING (145 Cdo Bty RA) 3 August 2019.
Sigmn. Bryan WOOLNOUGH MBE (2 Cdo.Bde. Sigs) August 2019.
Trevor BUSH (REME 145 Cdo Bty RA) 2 August 2019.
Frank BEAUMONT (RA) 22 July 2019.
Harry WILLIAMSON (No.1 Cdo.& HOC)  14 July 2019 aged 92.
Lt. Col. Dudley Roy REID (RLC & 3 Cdo. Bde.RM) 27 June 2019 aged 57.
Bdr. Graham 'Heno' HENNESSEY (29 Cdo RA) 24 June 2019
Mne. Frederick David WHITBREAD (40 Cdo RM) 10 June 2019 aged 88
Mark 'Skelly' SKELTON (29 Cdo RA)  1 June 2019.
WO11 James Anthony KELLY (41RM Cdo) 1 June 2019 aged 96.
Sgt. Tommy 'Paddy' FLYNN (29 Cdo RA) 22 May 2019 aged 83.
Bdr. Norman INMAN (29 Cdo RA) 07 May 2019.
Staff Sgt. Jim CROOKS (59 Cdo Sqn. RE) 24 April 2019 aged 60.
RSM (later Major) Patrick John ARBER (29 Cdo RA) 22 April 2019 aged 89.
Major Steve BECK (131 Cdo. Sqn. RE) 25 March 2019 aged 56.
David James JENKINS (45 Cdo RM) 07 March 2019.
Derrick DRYDEN (No. 3 Cdo) 05 March 2019.
Malcolm WYNN (29 Cdo RA) 01 March 2019.
Mne. A.E. 'Tug' WILSON (42RM Cdo) -- -- 2019
Chris TRETHOWAN (29 Cdo RA) 24 February 2019.
Nick NAICO (29 Cdo RA) 23 February 2019.
Willie ORR (289 Cdo.Light Bty (V)) 20 February 2019 aged 87.
Sam JEPSON (29 Cdo RA) 19 February 2019 aged 33.
Cpl. Graham COX (Cdo. Bde. Signals) 18 February 2019 aged 97.
LCpl. James Patrick 'Pat' HAGAN (45RM Cdo & 4SS Bde. Sigs.) 04 February 2019 aged 93.
Maj. General Geoffrey William FIELD, CB, CVO, OBE (59 Cdo. Sqn. RE) 01 February 2019.
Mne. Herbert Edward ROSE (46RM Cdo) 28 January 2019.
Sgt. Major Allan STEWART (59 Cdo. Sqn. RE) 23 January 2019 aged 55.
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.
Maj. Gen. Roderick Jarvis 'Roger' EPHRAUMS, CB, OBE, CStJ, DL (3 Cdo Bde RM) 06 January 2019 aged 91.
TSM (later Maj) Geoffrey LANGLANDS, CMG, MBE (No.4 Cdo) 02 January 2019 aged 101.
Lieut. Bill 'Tiger' WATSON, M.B.E., M.C. (No. 2 Cdo) 29 December 2018 aged 97.
Harry PRESCOTT (47RM Cdo)  27 December 2018.
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.
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.
Brendan MCVEIGH (29 Cdo RA) 21 November 2018 aged 76.
Pte. James BOGLE (No.11 Cdo) 28 October 2018 aged 98.
 
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Obituaries from 1946 to the present day

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