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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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“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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