Obituaries

Book of Condolences

2019

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Glen Appleyard passed away on 30.06.2019 after a short battle with cancer.  Glen served with 801 NAS Sqn in 1982.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew Glen.

B F Austin passed away peacefully on 18.10.2019. He served as LMEM on board HMS Farnella.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

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Bob Brear, who served with 3 Para in 2981, passed away peacefully at home on 17th March 2019.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew Bob.

Kim Brindley served as Lieutenant Commander on board HMS Bristol during the conflict.  Kim very sadly passed away in April 2019.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him. 

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Raymond served on board HMS Brilliant as Communications Yeoman.  Our thoughts are with all those who knew him.

Gordon Cheyne passed away in early April 2019.  He served on HMS Yarmouth as Chief Yeoman. Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

Gerald Charlton passed away on 19th September 2019. Gerald served as Captain on board SS Canberra and was attached to NP 1710 from April – July 1982. Our thoughts are with Gerald’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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Andrew “Taff” Davies  sadly passed away in July 2019.

“Taff” served as part of the Task Force in 1982 with the 3rd Batt. Parachute Regiment on petrol with”D” company. He later served with PathFinders and the Red Devils Free Fall Team.

Our thoughts are with everyone who knew “Taff” at this difficult time.

Captain John Barrie Dickinson sadly passed away on 22nd August 2019.  He served as Captain on RFA Stromness.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew Captain Dickinson OBE CBE. 

Sadly, George passed away of pneumonia on the 4th November 2019 after a battle with lung cancer.  George was 57 years old. George served as Guardsman in 2nd Batt. Scots Guards.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew George at this difficult time.

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Geoff Field passed away on 1st February 2019.  He served in 9 Ind. PARA Regt before Commanding 59 Ind CDO SQN & 36 RE in 1982.  Following retirement as a Major General he headed up The Tower Of London. Our thoughts are with all that knew him. 

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Mick Granitza passed away in early October 2019.  Mick served with 565 Royal signals as Sgt, attached to 2 PARA in 1982.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

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Mark Halford, aged 55, passed away in early April 2019.  Mark served as MEM(L) on board HMS Alacrity. Our thoughts are with everyone who knew Mark.

Peter Harrison served as L/Sgt with 2nd Battalion Scots Guards in 1982. Peter passed away in July 2019.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

Captain Geoffrey Hope RN passed away in February 2019. Geoffrey served in Command of HMS Hecla & Senior Officer of the Ambulance Ship Squadrons (Herald & Hydra).  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

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John Irwin, died peacefully in his sleep at Christmas 2019. His ashes will be scattered at Sea, as was his wishes.

John served on board Atlantic Conveyor and is responsible for placing the symbolic wooden cross at Cape Pembroke, Stanley at the sight of the memorial propeller for the Atlantic Conveyor.

Our thoughts are with everyone who knew John.

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Roger Jenkins served as Captain of the Nordic Ferry in 1982. He passed away in February 2019.  Our thoughts are with all that knew him.

John Jordan passed away in August 2019.  John served as WOI (ASM) with 36 Engineer Regt in 1982.  Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

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Karl Kirby served as a personal steward for Capt JJ Blacks on board HMS Invincible in 1982.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew Karl at this difficult time.

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Keith Milne passed away suddenly on 18th April 2019. He served as AEM(M) working in AED on board HMS Hermes.  Our thoughts are with all those who knew Keith.

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Lee Neal passed away in June 2019.  Lee served as Leading Steward on board HMS Exeter.  Our thoughts are with all those that knew him.

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Captain David Pentreath CO served on board HMS Plymouth. He passed away in June 2019.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

 

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Anthony Revell CB CSjT FRCA MD served as Surgeon Vice Admiral on all UK Hospital Ships in 1982 and their prior deployments to the Falklands.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

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Alan Skelton served as a POAF on board HMS Antelope in 1982.  Alan passed away peacefully on 6th March 2019.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew him.

Andrej Szaruta, passed away aged 63, in June 2019. Andrej served as a Cpl in the 42 CDO RM in 1982. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

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Karl Tungate served on board MV Norland in 1982.Karl passed away in early December 2019. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

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Paul Watts passed away suddenly on 1st June 2019. Paul served most of his career as a medic with the Royal Marines and served with 40 CDO in 1982.  Our thoughts are with everyone who knew Paul at this time.

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