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Jan Cobb
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Death of Wing Commander 'Mike' Shaw RAF (Retd)
23.06.2009 at 21:30:44
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John Hyde brought to my attention this evening the fact that Mike Shaw has died. The notice was in The Telegraph this morning:

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Hugh (Mike) Wing Commander (Retired). Died on 17th June 2009, peacefully aged 87 years. Much loved by wife Yvonne and daughters Patricia, Gillian and Jane. Funeral Service at the Kent & Sussex Crematorium, Tunbridge Wells, on Tuesday 30th June at 2.30 p.m.

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He was my GCI instructor and later my boss during my first tour on the 'Trappers'.  A fine gentleman and a first class officer.

While he was no longer a member of the Association, many members - and others - will remember Mike too.

Jan


  
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Re: Death of Wing Commander 'Mike' Shaw RAF (Retd)
Reply #1 - 01.07.2009 at 14:04:17
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I served with John under Mike Shaw on the Trappers.  John has summed him up accurately and I would add only that he was a wise and inspiring leader and I never worked for an officer I admired so much.  The benefits of his guidance and advice have stayed with me.  Thank you for your company, Sir.



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