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Chris Fradd has passed away…

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have been informed that Chris Fradd passed away on the 4th January. He served at HMS Wessex from 1974 to 1994, prior to that he was at HMS President from 1969 to 1984. He was a … Continue reading

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Gerry Pugh has crossed the Bar

Gerry passed away suddenly after a two year battle with cancer aged 82 in hospital in Viana, Portugal, on 9th October 2018. The funeral took place in the village of Covas, in North Portugal on 12th October 2018. A Memorial … Continue reading

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Tim Healey has crossed the bar

The funeral is at Whale Island on 12th July at 0945  Baz will let me know the details when he gets them; as David Belfield knows, anyone attending an event at Whale Island usually has to give their name and vehicle reg. … Continue reading

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Enquiry from Alan Robert Brading

My name is Alan Robert Brading (date of birth 08/12/42) from Ryde The Isle of Wight.  I joined the RNR in response to a recruitment poster in the Post Office where I worked in Ryde sometime in the late 50’s early 60’s.  My unit … Continue reading

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The Flying Fox Association

The Flying Fox Association (FFA) has put much effort into collecting historical information about the RNR in Bristol, its Sea Tenders and the RNR more generally. It has been published over the last year on a new website. Our site can be found at:  flying-fox-association.org.uk … Continue reading

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Timothy McCullen

Tim passed away peacefully on 15th January and his funeral took place on 8th February at Test Valley Crematorium.  His family gave him a very moving send off and he had a large number of family and friends attend his funeral and … Continue reading

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