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2023 Roll of Honour

Remembering those who have served our Country in times of war and peace and whose funerals take place in 2023 and whose families we have supported

SEPTEMBER 2023

Wing Cdr Chris Flint who served for 39 years in the Royal Air Force

Dave Frew who served in the Royal Air Force

Robert Marshall who served in the Parachute Regiment

Staff Sergeant John Kennard who served in REME for many years

Clifford Shorten aged 100 who served in the Northumberland Fusiliers during World War Two

George Curtis aged 92 who served in the Royal Navy 1947 -1952

Damian McDonald aged 43 who served for 8 years in the King's Own Royal Border Regiment 

 

 

 

AUGUST 2023

John Arthur Atkinson aged 97 who served in the Royal Navy

Stephen Field aged 69 who served in the Royal Navy

John Allison aged 86 who served in the Royal Air Force Regiment

Pilot Officer Richard Kyrke who served in the Royal Air Force

George Bell aged 77 who served in the Royal Marines

Michael Fish who served in REME

Roy Binet who served in the Royal Navy Submarine Service for 22 years

Edward  Duke aged 84 who served in the Royal Air Force 1959 - 1979

David Rogers who served in the Royal Regiment of Wales 1974 to 1991

Anthony Bunting aged 92 who served in the Royal Signals

Colin Netley aged 85 who served in the Grenadier Guards during National Service

Andrew Dudman aged 64 years who served in REME

Neil Shooter who served in the RAF Police

Stephen Murphy who served in the Grenadier Guards

George Woodfield who served in the Royal Navy during World War Two

 

 

JULY 2023

Leslie Fisher aged 90 who served in the Royal Engineers

Joe Lucas  who served in the Royal Air Force

John Allen who served in the Royal Artillery during World War Two

Francis Lane who served in the Royal Navy

Brian Haggett aged 81 who served in the Royal Navy

Michael Glover who was a Chief Technician in the Royal Air Force. He served from 1950-1980

Phil Smith who served in the Royal Air Force

David Vereker who served in the Royal Navy 1949

John Fredrick Acott who served in the Royal Air Force

Roger King who served in the Royal Navy

Colin Barnes who served in the Royal Air Force

 

JUNE 2023

 

Eric Peter Molyenux aged 99, D-Day Veteran, Holder of the Légion D’Honneur and served in the Merchant Navy after the War

Brian Drury who served for 14 years in the Royal Anglian Regiment from 1952

Donald Dockree aged 91. Donald Dockree aged 91. From the age of 16 he served in the Royal Navy in the late 40’s and 50’s, mostly in the Western Pacific. He also represented the Merchant Navy twice in the Royal tournament

Peter Robinson aged 85. Peter served in the Royal Navy Submarine Service.

Gordon Swain aged 86. Gordon served in the Royal Air Force as a Warrant Officer

Alan Miller-Williams aged 96 who served in the Royal Navy during World War Two

Michael Brookes aged 59 who served from the age of 16 for 9 years in the Kings Regiment

Norman Tutcher aged 62 who served in the Royal Air Force

Alan Keohane aged 82 who served in the Royal Signals

Jean Ferguson aged 89 

Ron Goldie aged  74 who served in the Royal Navy for many years

Peter Livermore aged 66 who served in the Royal Air Force for 19 years

John French aged 96 who served in the Royal Navy

Leslie Morris who served in the RAF from 1945 

Andrew Kershaw who served in REME

 

MAY 2023

Neil Coleman aged 64 who served in the Royal Anglian Regiment

Bernard Martin aged 96 who served in the Royal West Kent Regiment.

Rowland Edwards aged 89 who served in the Royal Air Force 

Gordon Jackson aged 76yrs. Gordon served in the RAOC

John Thornhill who served for 12 years in the Royal Navy

Michael Malyon aged 87 who served in the Beds & Herts Regiment

Clifford Neill aged 87 who served in the Royal Marines

Edward James who served in the Royal Corps of Signals

Gordon `Bomber` Mills a former Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy

Kenneth Hilton aged 76 who served in 40 Commando Royal Marines for 11 years

Ray Pearce aged 84 who was based in Aldershot for his National Service and was a Mayor of Winchester 1994-1995

Paul Christian aged 86 who served in the Royal Navy from 1950 to 1963 as an engineer

Graham Ford  who served in REME and the Adjutants General Corps for 22 years

William Maund who served 22 years as an Royal Air Force Policeman.

William Weir aged 62  who served in the Royal Irish Ranges for 39 years

John Wyeth who joined The Navy aged 15 in December 1948 at HMS St. Vincent and was serving on HMS Ceylon during the Korean war. He served on other ships and spent some time as a submariner.

 

 

APRIL 2023

Andrew Westwood who served for 20 years in the Royal Fleet Auxilary

Michael Gould who served in the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment

Gordon Heasman who served in 84th Squadron Royal Air Force

Major Nicholas Hay RE (Retd) MBE who served in the Royal Engineers

Ronnie Jones who served in the Royal Engineers from 1980 -1989

Bill Arnold who served in the Royal Navy for 9 years in the 1960s

Warren Edmonds aged 85yrs who served in the Merchant Navy

Robert John Butcher aged 94 who served in the Royal Navy

Edward Foster aged 92 who served in the Royal Air Force. Edward continued to serve the RAF in various ways throughout his life as a RAFA Standard Bearer, Part of the Wings Appeal for numerous years. A member of the Walton and Weybridge RAF Association. He was also invited to the 90th Anniversary Reception of the Not Forgotten Association in 2010 at Buckingham Palace

Geoffrey Scoynes aged 65yrs. He served in the Royal Engineers in the 1970’s early 1980’s including tours of Northern Ireland.

CPO(COXN)(SM) Albert Scott . He served for 22 years in the Submarine Service and was very proud of his service.

Rowland Edwards aged 89 who served in the Royal Air Force

Christopher Goodwin aged 81 who served in the Merchant Navy

Keith Wright aged 86 yrs. Keith served 1 Fighter Squadron Royal Air Force whilst doing his National Service

 

MARCH 2023

Lee Baines who served in the Royal Navy

Gerry Kelly BEM, aged 92, who served with the Royal Ulster Rifles / 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Rangers between 1958 -1980.

Roger Patrick who served our Country

Frank James aged 94 who served in the Royal Air Force

David Harrison who served in the 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment during the troubles in Northern Ireland

Terence Comerford aged 72 who served in the Army Catering Corps for many years

William Carrel aged 74 who served in the Royal Air Force for 22years most of which was in the JARIC

Stanley Upcraft aged 84 who served in the Merchant Navy for 50 years 

Francis Quick aged 73 who served in the Royal Navy Submarine Service from 1964 to 1979

Robin Chambers aged 75 who served in the Royal Artillery

Charles Wheatley aged 86 who served in the Royal Green Jackets

Terence Vines aged 84 who served Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, which changed to the First Royal Anglians and then he was in the 2nd Royal Anglians for most of his 22 years’ Service

David Caw who served in the Royal Navy for many years and then a branch officer in the RNA 

Joan Caw who supported Martin Caw in his service to the Royal Navy  - they are reunited

Albert Samuels aged 96 who served in the Merchant Navy during World War Two

Robert Surgenor aged 73 years who served in the Royal Fusiliers

Roy Partridge aged 73 who served in 9th Para Squadron Royal Engineers in the 1970s

Terry Turner who served in the Royal Engineers

David Ashworth aged 60 who served in the Royal Navy for 7 years

Arthur Jackson aged 95 who served in the Royal Navy during World War Two

Leslie Ockwell who enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1941 and served for 15 years

Squadron Leader Ann Hall aged 81. Ann served in the Princess Marys Royal Air Force Nursing Service for 30 years.

George Large who served in the Royal Army Service Corps

John Templeman who served in the Royal Army Catering Corps and worked at St James Palace after leaving the Army

Steven Hartland aged 67 who served in the Royal Corps of Signals

FEBRUARY 2023

 

Chief Petty Officer Robert Bateman who served in the Submarine Service for 20 years

Warrant Officer Tam Keay aged 82 who served 38 years in the Royal Air Force

Terry Bracken aged 61 who served in the 3rd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment

Arthur Kemsley who served as an RAF Firefighter from 1952-1958

Cyril Simms aged 99 - Normandy Veteran and holder of legion d'honneur

Benjamin Hanson who served in the Royal Air Force for 20 years

David Persaud who served in the Royal Signals for 22 years (1962- 1984)

Trevor Edwards aged 92 who served in the Royal Artillery including service during the Korean War

Kenneth Broadhurst aged 83 who served in the Royal Air Force.

Emlyn Evans who served served with The Royal Corps of Signals from 1966 - 1978

Edward McEwan aged 88 who served in the Royal Air Force

Daniel Kennedy aged 40 who served in the Royal Artillery

Gerald Parsons who served in the 149 Battery 64th Regiment R.A

Stephen Case who served in the Royal Air Force

Peter Wilkinson aged 91 who served in the 5th Welch Regiment

Royston Ridler aged 96 who served in 3rd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment

Brian Aston aged 76 who served for 24 years in the Royal Navy

John Peyser who served 32 years in the Royal Air Force

Clive Summers who served in the Staffordshire Regiment

Arthur Jacques aged 88 who served in the Royal Engineers in the 1950s

CPO MEA(L) Michael (Mike) Leach who served 28 years in the Royal Navy. Whilst serving Mike was also the Training Officer of one of Sea Cadet units in Portsmouth.

Sidney Rideout aged 83 who proudly guarded the Queen at Windsor Castle as a member of the Grenadier Guards, as part of his National Service.

Frank Morrish who served in the Royal Engineers

January

Eric Robinson aged 83 years who served in the Royal Air Force.

Leslie Hunt who served in the North Stafford Regiment in the 1950s

Melville Swinger aged 89 who served in the Royal Air Force

Geoffrey Richards who served in 42 Commando Royal Marines during WW2

Ernest Slade aged 99 and 3/4 who served in the Royal Air Force during WW2

Edward Hobday who served in the Merchant Navy

James Simpson aged 62 who served in the 13th/18th Royal Hussars in the 1980s

Squadron Leader JL Shaw who served in the Royal Air Force

Peter Woods who served in the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment

Robert (Bob) Betts he served 26+ years in the Royal Air Force 

Stewart Lawson who served in the Royal Signals

William Curran aged 66 who served in Royal Regiment of Fusiliers 

George Wright who served in the Royal Air Force for 38 years

John Backhouse who served in the Royal Navy for 30yrs - 1957-1987

William Sanders aged 86 who served in 656 squadron Army Air Corps in the 1950s in Malaya

Derek Harris aged 80 who served 7 Para RHA 1961-1970

Michael Duffy aged 70 who served in the Royal Engineers from 1970 -1970

Raymond Filewood aged 86 who served in the Coldstream Guards in the 1950s

Anthony Grayson aged 73 who served in the Royal Navy in the 60s and 70s

Alan Care aged 69yrs. Alan served in the 1st Battalion of the Parachute Regiment.

John Edwards who served in the Royal Navy

Garry Anderson who served in the Royal Navy from 1976 -1999

Barry Martin aged 38 serving officer in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Tam Keay aged 82 who served as a Warrant Officer in the Royal Air Force for over 30 years

Terry Bracken aged 61 who served in the 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment

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