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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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“Bungy has crossed the bar”

After a steady decline in his health over the last few years dementia finally got the better of  Brian Williams this afternoon (22nd January). He had been in Lymington Hospital for the last week after his condition worsened, and where he died at quarter … Continue reading

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Contact from Jerry Maycock

My Father, George William Maycock, was a Sub then Lieutenant at Wessex on the old Ton Class sweepers in the 50s and 60s, 51st Minesweeping Squadron. I was christened there in 1956. He passed away in 1996 after finishing a … Continue reading

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Clive Broomfield Passed away suddenly on 27th October 2017 aged 68 years

He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral service to be held on Friday 17th November in The West Chapel of Southampton Crematorium at 10.45am Any enquiries to J Beavis & Sons, Shirley 02380772120   Yours aye … Continue reading

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Wessex Christmas Meal 2017

Christmas Meal 2017 Our Christmas meal took place at The Grosvenor Casino, Southampton on 14th December.  24 members attended which is a good turnout.  This is the first time we have arranged a meal at The Grosvenor Casino and it … Continue reading

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The passing of Lt. Cmd. Roy Prowting

Lt. Cmd. Roy Prowting His funeral took place on Thurs 27th July at 1215 at Wessex Vale Crematorium, West End. It was very well attended by over 140 people.  His son Mark gave a very moving eulogy of his father’s life. Afterward … Continue reading

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