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inmemoriam

Marking the passing of those who served this country in its Armed Forces. Contributions from comrades and families welcome

ALLEN Air Cdre Robert Charles Allen CBE died 2nd April 2015

ARCHER Col Stuart Archer GC, OBE 3 February 1915 - 2 May 2015

HAC, bomb disposal expert. GC 1940 having dealt with 200 UXBs already. Post War commanded No 142 Bomb Disposal Regt RE in Army Emergency Reserve

ARMSTRONG Rear Adm John "Louis" Armstrong CBE 4 September 1946 - 31 December 2014 Supply officer

BRADLEY Lt Cdr Edgar Michael "Joe" Bradley died 13 April 2015 aged 85. Hydrographer

BURGESS Richard John Kenneth Burgess dies 13th April 2015 aged 90. Former 8th Gurkha Rifles

CREWE Colin Crewe MC 1922 - 10 April 2015

DALE Sqn Ldr Philip John Dale Croix de Guerre Died 30th March 2015 aged 99 D-Day

DIMMER Flt Lt Fred Dimmer died 15th April 2015 aged 82

DUNNING Ian Matthew Dunning "1 SAS (artists) died 20th March 2015 aged 85

ELDRIDGE Sub Lt Anthony Eldridge DSC 15 July 1923 - 13 April 2015 Underwater chariot/human torpedo attack on Japanese shipping Phuket Thailand

FARRELL Charles Farrell MC died 28 April 2015 aged 96 Scots Guards

FENNER Gp Capt Maurice David Fenner died 5th April 2015 aged 86

FITZPATRICK Col Denis Colman Brendan FitzPatrick RAMC died 11 April 2015

FREEMAN-ATTWOOD Major Harold Warren Freeman-Attwood died 20 April 2015 aged 91 Grenadier Guard

GRAHAM Major Campbell (Peanuts) Graham OBE, MBE Scots Guards died 3 April 2015

GREGORY Douglas DFC 13 January 1923 - 12 April 2015

Night fighter pilot with 67 missions, accopanying bombers over Germany, Normandy. Subsequently Great War Display Team

HILL Major Alan Keith Cooper Hill Royal Northumberland Fusiliers died 28 March 2015 aged 83

HUTTON Captain Anthony David Hutton OBE RN died 5 April 2015

JONES Col Michael Peter Feltham Jnes CBE, DSO 19 October 1919 - 11 April 2015

1/9 Ghurkhas, Col Brigade of Ghurkhas. NW Frontier, Iraq, Tunisia (April 43 offensive) - wounded & decorated; Malaya

MALOUBIER Major Robert Malboulier DSO 2 February 1923 - 20 April 2015 

SOE "Salesman" network in Roen area. Wounded during liberation of Limoges

PERKINS Brigadier Michael John Perkins CBE died 29 March 2015 aged 83 Royal Artillery

PIKE Lt Cdr Douglas George Pike died 7 April 2015 aged 83

RICHARDSON Maj Gen Thomas Anthony Tony Richardson CB, MBE 8 August 1922 -  26 March 2015 

D day Gold Beach 147th Regt RHA. Supported Op Market Garden beyond Nijmegan. Reichswald. Rhine crossing. Director of Army Aviation 1971-74

ROGERS Maj Gen Anthony Rogers OBE died 16th April 2015 Army Legal Servics

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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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