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inmemoriam

Recording, with thanks for their service to this nation, the passing of former Service personnel, on the next page.

BARROW Captain Michael Ernest Barrow CVO DSO RN died 28th April 2013 aged 80

BAXTER Major Thomas Ker Baxter died 30th March 2013

BRODERICK Flt Lt Leslie C J Broderick 19 may 1921 - 8 April 2013

18 Lancaster missions with 106 Squadron. Last but 2 survivors of the Great Escape from Stalag Luft III (No 52 of 76 escapers)

BROMAGE Col Thomas Nigel Bromage died 14 April 1923

BROWNE Sir Anthony Montague Browne KCMG, CBE, DFC 8 May 1923 - 1 April 2013

Middle East, 211 Squadron long range Beaufighters over Burma. Last Private Secretary to Sir Winston Churchill

BRYAN Lt Col Keith Richard Bryan RA died 31st March 2013

CARR Brigadier Robert Michael Carr MBE, DFC Royal Artillery died 11 Paril 2013 

CLARK Sqn Ldr Gordon James Clark AFC died 17 March 2013 aged 90

CLARK Surgeon Capt Robert Charles Clark RN died 24th March 2913 aged 79

COXWELL-ROGERS Col Richard Coxwell-Richards died 3rd April 2013 aged 80

GREEN Col Stuart Albert Green OBE died 5 April 2013

HIGGINS Lt Col Fergus Howard Graeme Higgins Royal Green Jaclets and Ox and Bucks Light Infantry died 9 April 2013 aged 98

LLOYD Captain John lloyd MC born 1923 died aged 89

Forced SS to break of attack on Gothic Line in Apennines, after landing at Anzio. 

MONTAGUE BROWNE Sir Anthony Arthur Duncan Montague Browne KCMG, CBE, DFC died 1st April 2013 aged 89

NUNN Major J A J Nunn  died 22 April 2013

PRINGLE Lt General Sir Steuart Robert Pringle Bt KCB 21 Juky 1928 - 18 April 2013

Palestine, Hong Jong, Malaya Emergency, Suez, Borneo-Brunei. When Commandant General of Royal Marines blown up by IRA

ST AUBYN  Lt John Francis Arthur St Aubyn, Lord St Levan, OBE, DSC died 7th April 2013 age 94

Helped in Dunkirk evacuations, rescuing 150, minesweepers on Arctic Convoys (inc PQ17), D Day

SCRASE DICKINS Major Alwyne Macnamara Scrase Dickins  died 5 April 2013 aged 84

Royal Highland Fusiliers and SAS

SMITH Capt David Terence OBE RN died 23 April 2013 

SPELLER Maj Gen Norman Henry Speller CB died 7 April 2013 aged 92

TAYLOR David Charlton Taylor MC died 13th April 2013 aged 92

TAYLOR Lt Col Peter Edwin Taylor 21 Oct 1920 - 10 April 2013

Chindit. Op Longcloth, Op Thursday. MiD malaya, Aden

 

and an honourable mention for others who served this nation

TURCK Gilbert Turck MC, French Special Operations Executive agent captured by Gestapo, tortured, survived Buchenwald. 3 September 1911-11 December 2013

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British military casualties - Editorial policy

In the service of our country.

Eulogies for all personnel killed on UK operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere are posted as soon as they have been released by the UK Ministry of Defence. Each eulogy we publish for men down in operations brings a lump to the throat. We are losing the best of the best. Politicians must ensure that, when the newspaper cuttings have faded, their sacrifice has had some meaning, has helped bring about a good result. Anything else would be a waste for which they will be eternally condemned.

There is invariably at least a 24 hour gap between the official release of news of an event and the naming of the dead. This is to allow families to be informed and proper eulogoies to be produced. Occasionally families request no euologies or comment. We abide by guidance we receive on such sensitive matters. We regret that information on those who sacrifice almost as much through grave injury is seldom released by the MoD for operational reasons, and so we are unable to pay tribute.

 

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