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Dave Kilgore
The sad news of Dave's death has reached me.  Dave had an accident 17 weeks ago and recently contracted pneumonia which claimed his life last Wednesday.  The funeral, I understand, is likely to take p...

Started 06.11.2015 at 10:15:25 by Stuart McCullouch
2 842 Last Post 11.11.2015 at 08:26:16
By: Jan Cobb
Toby Forrow
I am very sad to report that Gerry Dinmore has received an email from Jill Forrow to say that Toby died in his sleep last night. Gerry will let me know if/when he receives any further details and I wi...

Started 28.10.2015 at 12:23:57 by Mike Clarke
8 1,476 Last Post 04.11.2015 at 13:44:40
By: Stuart McCullouch
Norman Greenhalgh
Norman was a member of the FCA until July 2007.  I have been informed that sadly he died at the beginning of October having survived his wife by only a short period.
Our condolences go to his fam...

Started 03.11.2015 at 19:17:11 by Stuart McCullouch
0 291 Last Post 03.11.2015 at 19:17:11
By: Stuart McCullouch
Death of Fred Belsham
The following is an extract from an e-mail that has just been received by one of our members:
'It is with regret that I have to inform you that my father, Frederick Belsham has just died at the a...

Started 18.05.2015 at 15:48:53 by Dave Lowry
0 508 Last Post 18.05.2015 at 15:48:53
By: Dave Lowry
Death of Gerry Newton
I heard the very sad news from Nick Gadd this morning that Gerry Newton had died, yesterday, Sunday 22 March 2015. Naturally, we have no details of arrangements etc., as yet, but will promulgate them ...

Started 23.03.2015 at 15:49:25 by Dave Lowry
7 2,132 Last Post 05.04.2015 at 17:47:05
By: Sue Cobb
John (Alan) Wood
It is with sadness that I have to announce the death last month of one of our members, John (Alan) Wood. The Telegraph notice reads:
    JOHN ALAN died peacefully at home on 22nd ...

Started 02.03.2015 at 09:24:54 by Jan Cobb
0 1,344 Last Post 02.03.2015 at 09:24:54
By: Jan Cobb
Maria Hart
I am sad to report the news that Maria Hart died peacefully in her sleep on the 8th December.  She was 98 years old
Maria was an honorary member and one of the diminishing band of our Battle of B...

Started 09.12.2014 at 13:34:47 by Tim Willbond
2 1,569 Last Post 09.12.2014 at 18:30:12
By: Stuart McCullouch
Wing Commander Allan Owen Connarty
It is with very deep sorrow that we pass on to members and non-members far and wide the sad news, news that had evaded us for 10 months, that Allan passed away on 19 December 2013. The funeral, it has...

Started 16.10.2014 at 19:57:44 by Jan Cobb
7 4,172 Last Post 03.11.2014 at 19:24:50
By: Alec Trevett
Jeanie Greenhalgh
I have just picked up on an announcement in the Daily Telegraph that read:
    Greenhalgh, Jeanie
    Beloved wife of Norman died peacefully August 22nd. Funeral Service at St. Mary's Chur...

While Norman

Started 29.08.2014 at 20:32:42 by Jan Cobb
0 824 Last Post 29.08.2014 at 20:32:42
By: Jan Cobb
The Passing of Flight Lieutenant Des Farthing
I am afraid that I have to report that the Association has this afternoon been contacted by Stephen Farthing, Des Farthing's son, who has told us that Des passed away last Saturday. While Des was n...

Started 06.06.2014 at 17:55:20 by Jan Cobb
5 3,919 Last Post 13.06.2014 at 08:27:48
By: Jan Cobb
Roy Bullers
It is with great sadness that I must inform you that I  have just learned that Roy Bullers passed away in hospital last week.  He was only talking to the Museum Manager a week ago and while Roy has no...

Started 26.01.2014 at 14:20:08 by Kevin Pellatt
13 9,555 Last Post 13.02.2014 at 13:03:34
By: Stuart McCullouch
Flt Lt (Retd) Simon 'Bean' Broadway
I am very sad to report that Flt Lt (Retd) Simon 'Bean' Broadway died suddenly this morning.
Whilst not appropriate to be discussing the circumstances so soon after the news, I am glad to say th...

Started 28.01.2014 at 17:14:10 by Nick Loveday
5 4,673 Last Post 12.02.2014 at 17:07:16
By: Nick Loveday
Announcement of the Death of W.O. Cyril (Slim) Walmsley.MBE
I have received the following e-mail from Alan Shield:
    "I have been informed by the son of Mr Cyril(Slim) Walmsley MBE that he passed away at 11.00 hrs this morning the 2 June 2013.

It was an Honour to serve with this gentle

Started 11.06.2013 at 14:38:09 by Dave Lowry
0 1,443 Last Post 11.06.2013 at 14:38:09
By: Dave Lowry
Sheila Bullers
It is with the utmost sorrow that I must pass on the terribly sad news that Sheila Bullers passed away this morning.
Information relating to the funeral will be posted here in due course, althoug...

Started 06.02.2013 at 15:22:00 by Jan Cobb
8 4,895 Last Post 13.02.2013 at 11:21:33
By: Kevin Pellatt
Don Anderson - Update: Funeral and Farewell Gathering
I am sorry to announce that Don Anderson died on Friday. He succumbed to prostate cancer after a stoic defence. He will be buried on Eigg, alongside the rest of the Anderson clan. Please toast him wit...

Started 19.09.2012 at 21:37:33 by David White
5 5,526 Last Post 06.02.2013 at 18:45:56
By: Alec Trevett
Death of Flt Lt John (Johnnie) Downs
I have this evening received the following announcement from John Meader:
    Johnnie Downs (Flt Lt) died peacefully - aged 81 - on 7 January 2013, after 2 years of illness. Johnnie left the Royal...

Started 13.01.2013 at 20:14:17 by Jan Cobb
2 2,131 Last Post 20.01.2013 at 15:00:24
By: Jan Cobb
Group Captain R J F "Dickie" Dickinson AFC RAF (Retd)
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum has posted the following message on Facebook:
    "We are saddened to hear of the passing of Gp Capt RJF Dickinson AFC. “Dickie” is seen here arriving outside SHQ ...


Started 18.01.2013 at 20:37:53 by Jan Cobb
1 2,774 Last Post 18.01.2013 at 22:40:00
By: Jan Cobb
Air Commodore Chris Bruce
Those of you who knew Air Commodore Chris Bruce, an ex RAF Boulmer Station Commander, will be saddened to hear that he passed away on 27 December 2012. He was a charming man who I also knew as the Dep...

Started 31.12.2012 at 12:22:10 by Brian Rogers
2 3,613 Last Post 03.01.2013 at 15:15:25
By: Jan Cobb
New Year Honours List 2013 - Rod Boundy OBE
It's good to see Rod's name in the New Year Honours List - awarded an OBE; see The New Year Honours List 2013.

Started 29.12.2012 at 01:01:14 by Jan Cobb
0 1,966 Last Post 29.12.2012 at 01:01:14
By: Jan Cobb
Air Commodore Al Knox
It was with deep sadness that I read today that Alistair Knox had passed peacefully away on Friday, 23 November 2012 - aged 73. The announcement, in the Telegraph, is here.
All enquiries to F J L...

Started 27.11.2012 at 15:15:08 by Jan Cobb
7 8,384 Last Post 24.12.2012 at 12:59:11
By: Martin Blunkell
Seeking Geoff Craddock
Hello all, does anyone out there have contact details for Geoff Craddock?  I would be most grateful to receive same.

Started 17.12.2012 at 11:43:10 by Tony Pleasant
1 1,713 Last Post 19.12.2012 at 10:30:21
By: Tony Pleasant
Sad passing of Colin Latham
I have just learned, via the DEHS, of the death of Colin Latham whom many of you may know. Friend of the ADRM and long-time figure in the world of Radar, Colin served in the RAF as a Radar Instructor ...

Started 05.12.2012 at 12:41:25 by Chris Morshead (Ex Member)
0 3,371 Last Post 05.12.2012 at 12:41:24
By: Chris Morshead - Ex Member
Colleen Haig
The sad news has been passed to me by Norman Reeve that Colleen, wife of Tom Haig, died on Tuesday, 6 November. The following announcement has been made today in The Telegraph:
    [b]Colleen belo...

Started 09.11.2012 at 17:53:16 by Jan Cobb
1 3,033 Last Post 20.11.2012 at 16:48:18
By: Tony Pleasant
Chris Crane (RAF Retd and Pub Landlord Extraordinaire)
It is with extremely deep regret that I must pass on the terribly sad news that Chris Crane, who had apparently been ill for some months, died yesterday. Members who attended the Spring Reunion at Dux...

Started 31.10.2012 at 10:40:18 by Jan Cobb
14 27,497 Last Post 07.11.2012 at 22:24:31
By: Jan Cobb
Air Commodore Peter Chislett
It is with great regret that I have been asked by the family to notify the death, on Friday 3rd September, of Peter Chislett after a long illness.  Peter was, I believe, the first Fighter Controller t...

Started 05.09.2012 at 11:03:00 by John Stocker
0 17,762 Last Post 05.09.2012 at 11:03:00
By: John Stocker
Mrs Hazel Gregory
Mrs Hazel Gregory sadly died on August 16th.  Hazel was a Plotter at Headquarters 11 Group at RAF Uxbridge during the Battle of Britain. She served at HQ 11 Group for the whole period of the Battle an...

Started 22.08.2012 at 10:25:36 by Nick Loveday
0 3,871 Last Post 22.08.2012 at 10:25:36
By: Nick Loveday
Dedication of the plaque to Maggie Pleasant
May I offer my sincere thanks to all who contributed to Maggie's plaque which was dedicated at The NMA on 15th June and especially to those who were able to attend.  My first visit to the NMA but I wi...

Started 16.06.2012 at 13:33:23 by Tony Pleasant
0 1,359 Last Post 16.06.2012 at 13:33:23
By: Tony Pleasant
Wing Commander Ronald George 'Ron' Sparkes MBE DFC RAF (Retd)
I received this email from Geoff Bibby a day or so ago:
I have just had a letter from Eileen Sparkes to say her husband, Ron, died on the 2 January, probably in
Darlington Hospital. Ron w...

There is also an announcement in [url=http

Started 26.01.2012 at 10:01:05 by Jan Cobb
1 8,960 Last Post 29.01.2012 at 17:39:41
By: Mike Good
RAF Association Remembrance Garden, NMA - Maggie Pleasant
The RAF Association have a Remembrance Garden at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire where you can place Memorial Stones in memory of treasured loved ones. 


Started 17.01.2012 at 09:13:43 by Nick Loveday
0 1,654 Last Post 17.01.2012 at 09:13:43
By: Nick Loveday
Geoff Dalton
I'm sorry to have to inform friends and former colleagues that I received a note today saying the Geoff Dalton passed away on 13 October last year. He'd been battling against cancer for a couple of ye...

Started 13.01.2011 at 14:02:42 by Richard Jenner
5 4,262 Last Post 10.11.2011 at 08:33:53
By: Tony Pleasant
Wing Commander Derek (D.A.G.) Day RAF (Retd)
I have heard this morning from Ivor Orrey that Derek passed away on Thursday last week, after fighting a valiant but losing battle against pneumonia and - in the final day or so - MRSA. I will add ...

Started 01.11.2011 at 12:30:20 by Jan Cobb
0 1,466 Last Post 01.11.2011 at 12:30:20
By: Jan Cobb
Squadron Leader Edward George 'Ted' Royal RAF (Retd)
It is with sadness that I report the death on Friday, 19th August, of Ted Royal, who - in his daughter's words - had reached the grand old age of 91.
I have heard this morning that the funeral wi...

Started 25.08.2011 at 09:24:35 by Jan Cobb
0 1,700 Last Post 25.08.2011 at 09:24:35
By: Jan Cobb
Wing Commander John Platts (Retd)
I have just received an e-mail from Paul Middleton, who had received an email from Christine Manley, daughter of John Platts, to inform him that John had died suddenly - but peacefully - yesterday, ha...

Started 18.08.2011 at 13:53:00 by Jan Cobb
5 4,523 Last Post 24.08.2011 at 17:44:16
By: Mike Greatorex
Death of Hilda Robinson
I have just received notification from Paul Robinson, Hilda's nephew, that Hild passed away on Wed on 22 Jun. Funeral arrangements have yet to be decided.
Hild was at Boulmer in 1965, my first po...

Started 25.06.2011 at 16:12:01 by Pat Gallanders (Guest)
3 2,988 Last Post 22.07.2011 at 22:40:54
By: Jan Cobb
Death of Jo Newton
It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that our very dear friend Jo Newton passed away peacefully last night 1 Feb at 11:15pm. She will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends...

Started 02.02.2011 at 10:28:02 by Nick Gadd
21 13,812 Last Post 16.04.2011 at 21:53:30
By: Roly Lee (Guest)
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