Page 11 of 11 FirstFirst ... 91011
Results 101 to 108 of 108

Thread: Tributes to Non-Lowie's who have 'crossed the bar'

  1. #101
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Heald Green Cheshire NOT Greater Manchester!!!
    Posts
    7,298
    Went to the Requiem Mass for one of our Bolton RNA members yesterday, Phil Turner. Phil was ex RAF and served as a navigator on Lancasters during WW2, he was 94. His wife Kay was Naval nurse during the war and that is how they met. He was lovely man and will be much missed by family and friends.

    RIP Phil and hope you find calm air and smooth flying.
    "Wot,no Airlocks on the Lowie!!!!"

  2. #102
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Somerset
    Posts
    4,656
    Alas, now very few of those brave WWII heroes left who gave so much for the freedom we enjoy.

    RIP Phil.................. Click image for larger version. 

Name:	ensign[1].gif 
Views:	27 
Size:	8.1 KB 
ID:	4938
    "Laugh and the world laughs with you - weep and you weep alone!!"

  3. #103
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Nottingham
    Posts
    613
    I see Dame Vera Lynn has been awarded a classic musical award,she was given the war medal and Burma star for services during ww2.I suppose she will classified as one of the few,and well deserved.

  4. #104
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Heald Green Cheshire NOT Greater Manchester!!!
    Posts
    7,298
    Absolutely well deserved
    "Wot,no Airlocks on the Lowie!!!!"

  5. #105
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    alberta canada
    Posts
    1,320
    Quote Originally Posted by Ianmac View Post
    Alas, now very few of those brave WWII heroes left who gave so much for the freedom we enjoy.

    RIP Phil.................. Click image for larger version. 

Name:	ensign[1].gif 
Views:	27 
Size:	8.1 KB 
ID:	4938
    RIP Phil we owe so much to that generation .

  6. #106
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Stonehenge
    Posts
    5,028

    Admiral Sir James Eberle

    Just heard that Admiral Jim as he was affectionaly known, crossed the bar on 17 May 2018. One of the first Admirals I met when I was Ships Coy at Raleigh in 79, think he was Cinc Fleet and he came down to do a passing out parade. Another Gentleman gone. RIP Sir
    Wij zjin Ajax, Wij zjin de beste

  7. #107
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Somerset
    Posts
    4,656
    Quote Originally Posted by Richie View Post
    Just heard that Admiral Jim as he was affectionaly known, crossed the bar on 17 May 2018. One of the first Admirals I met when I was Ships Coy at Raleigh in 79, think he was Cinc Fleet and he came down to do a passing out parade. Another Gentleman gone. RIP Sir
    Never served with Admiral Jim Eberle but attended a few events/dinners when he was CinCFleet/CinCNavhome retiring in 1983 and he seemed very personable and was well thought of by his various staffs etc. I served with his son Peter who retired as a Commodore in 2005.

    RIP Sir.............Click image for larger version. 

Name:	ensign[1].gif 
Views:	10 
Size:	8.1 KB 
ID:	4942
    "Laugh and the world laughs with you - weep and you weep alone!!"

  8. #108
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Heald Green Cheshire NOT Greater Manchester!!!
    Posts
    7,298
    Never served with you Sir, RIP.
    "Wot,no Airlocks on the Lowie!!!!"

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •