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

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    Lofty, Dont know if you remember Graham, from the times you attended Droylsden RNA functions (smart as a guardsman Scot) His Funeral is 1145 Stockport Crem, Cyprus Chapel, Monday 14 Dec
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    I do remember him Richie, but unfortunately cant make it on the 14th as I have a hospital appointment that morning. Are you going?

    RIP Graham.
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    yes mate, may take the train though
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    Dave Tollerton, Chairman No 10 Area RNA and fellow Stoker sadly crossed the bar last night. His contribution to the running of No 10 Area was massive, and his typical Scouse sense of humour will be very much missed.

    RIP Dave, watch done, at least you are pain free now.
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    Had an email off the Welfare rep of No 10 Area, Dave Tollerton's Funeral was very well attended and 11 Standards were present from Branches in the North of England, so he had a good send off from all the "Shipmates" up here. Dave.
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    Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown RN

    Captain Eric Melrose "Winkle" Brown, CBE, DSC,AFC, Hon FRAeS, RN (21 January 1919 21 February 2016) was a British former RN officer and test pilot who flew 487 different types of aircraft, more than anyone else in history. He also held the world record for most aircraft carrier landings performed (2,407)and was the Fleet Air Arm's most decorated living pilot. He achieved several "firsts" in naval aviation, including the first landing on an aircraft carrier of a twin engined aircraft, an aircraft with a tricycle undercarriage and a jet propelled aircraft.

    A true legend, WWII naval fighter ace, test pilot, and much else. RIP Sir.

    Telegraph Obituary........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ianmac View Post
    Captain Eric Melrose "Winkle" Brown, CBE, DSC,AFC, Hon FRAeS, RN (21 January 1919 – 21 February 2016) A true legend, WWII naval fighter acd, test pilot, and much else. RIP Sir.
    Quite a man and quite a career, RIP Sir.
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    watched a programme about him a while back, a true legend RIP Sir
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    [QUOTE=Ianmac;29065]Captain Eric Melrose "Winkle" Brown, CBE, DSC,AFC, Hon FRAeS, RN (21 January 1919 – 21 February 2016)

    In any other country this man, this amazing multi-talented and courageous and above all modest man would have been feted as a national hero - he really was the stuff of legend. The Americans dearly wanted just one of his records - (deck landings) and assigned one of their best to achieve it - he cracked up on 1600. They would have made him into a super star - bigger than Audie Murphy - In this country I doubt most people have even heard of him, we seem almost ashamed to acknowledge the existence of such people.



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