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  1. Sad news I was POSTD of the SOM when he was...

    Sad news I was POSTD of the SOM when he was Cincnavhome. Had many a great lamp swinging session with him in the Green Parrot the staff bar at Admiralty House on a Friday Afternoon. Will always be...
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    Leo Sayers, funeral will be on 27th January, 2pm...

    Leo Sayers, funeral will be on 27th January, 2pm at Long Sutton Church, followed by cremation at Kings Lynn at 3.15.
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    Paul (Leo) Sayers

    Sad to report that Leo lost his long battle and crossed the the bar at 1100 on Christmas Eve. I had the pleasure of serving with Leo on the Lowie (80-83). Although he missed the last 2 reunions he...
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    Nice tribute Wilf, hope you can make it this...

    Nice tribute Wilf, hope you can make it this October, hopefully a big S&S contingent coming this year
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    Remember that Steve, the chap in question was LCA...

    Remember that Steve, the chap in question was LCA Kev Cox, owned a light blue Triumph Spitfire, was with him the night we were returning onboard and the front axle fell off as we rounded the...
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    John's Funeral will be a short private family...

    John's Funeral will be a short private family only event.
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    Totally Gutted, the man was an icon in my career....

    Totally Gutted, the man was an icon in my career. Only spoke to him in October and he sent me three letters telling me about his career. Watch Done Sir
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    Thats real nice words Sandy

    Thats real nice words Sandy
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    BZ Jim, he will be much missed

    BZ Jim, he will be much missed
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    Such sad news and a genuine lovely gentleman....

    Such sad news and a genuine lovely gentleman. Proud to have known him through the Lowie Association. As you said Ian he was an ever present at the Reunions and I dont think he missed a Jolly Boys...
  11. Thread: John Bushell

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    Always sad to hear of one of our own crossing the...

    Always sad to hear of one of our own crossing the bar. Sleep tight Sailor
  12. Thread: Ginge Owers

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    Ginge Owers

    Just been informed by his wife that he crossed the bar in May this year, he was a bunting tosser in the mid 60s (only details I have)
  13. Craig Bryden

    Sad to hear the news that my old oppo crossed the bar Wednesday night in the Rowans Hospice in pompey. He was diagnosed stage 4 cancer just over 2 years ago and was given 8 weeks to live. He made...
  14. Thread: Graham Black

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    Good to hear from you Mr G

    Good to hear from you Mr G
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  16. Thread: Graham Black

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    Sad news, was a great guy and always got the...

    Sad news, was a great guy and always got the wardroom staff a wet at the end of a duty. I had been in contact with him over the last few years and he was trying hard to make a Reunion. RIP sir, watch...
  17. Thread: Geoff Little

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    Sad news, a great guy will be much missed

    Sad news, a great guy will be much missed
  18. 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...
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    After our visit to West Overton Church last the...

    After our visit to West Overton Church last the we went back to the Con Club in Marlborough and had a Tot in the memory of Admiral Treacher
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    I remember you reminding Sir John that he sent...

    I remember you reminding Sir John that he sent you over the wall at the first reunion in Chatham !!!!
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    Such sad news. A great man and a true gent. Irene...

    Such sad news. A great man and a true gent. Irene and myself enjoyed our breakfast chats with him and lady kirstie at many reunions. Sleep tight sir the world has lost a good un
  22. Ive a day off tomorrow to go down to Portchester...

    Ive a day off tomorrow to go down to Portchester to send Tex off on his final draft, Ive managed to get a standard bearer from Pompey RNA to attend and send him off in the fine way he deserves, Its...
  23. Heard the sad news last night that my wingman...

    Heard the sad news last night that my wingman from Illustrious 1998-2000 CPOMEM Gary TEX Houston crosssed the bar yesterday morning aged 53. His wife informed me that he had died from Lung Cancer...
  24. Thread: Michael Jones

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    Sad news. Sleep tight seafarer

    Sad news. Sleep tight seafarer
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