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ABRAHAM Capt Harold James Abraham died 18 June 2022 aged 99

ADAMS Captain Brian J Adams RN died 8 May 2022

BARKER Wing Cdr James (Jim) Barker died 26 June 2022 aged 77

BERINGER Lt Col Frederick Richard Belinger RE died 7 May 2022 aged 93

BLEWITT Major Sir Shane Blewitt died 15 May 2022 aged 87

BROWNE Lt Cdr Anthony Ainger Brown died 22 April 2022 aged 93

BUCKLEY Lt Cdr (later Sir) Peter Richard Buckley KCVO 31 January 1928 - 31 January 2022 . Peacetime naval officer later Private Secretary to Duke of Kent

CAILLARD AVM Hugh Anthony Caillard CB died 27 June 2022 aged 95

CARR Stuar Michael "Lofty" Carr 29 October 1920 - 5 April 2022 Staffordshire Yeomanry. Palestine, Trans-Jordan. "First navigator" for Long Rage Desert Group. Captured, PoWSicily and Poland Escaped to American lines

CHAPPLE Field Marshall Sir John Lyon Chapple GCB. CBE 27 May 1931 - 25 March 2022 National Service Royal Artillery. Permament commission 2nd King Edward V!!'s Own Goorkhas. Malaya emergency. Borneo Indonesian confrontation. Singapore, Hong Kong i/c 1st/2nd Gurkha Rifles i/c 48 Gurkha Infantry Brigade Hong Kong. Cdr British Forces Hong Kong as Major-General. C in C UK Land Forces. CGS

CLARK (Later Lady) Andolyn Marjorie Beynon Clark (nee Lewis) SOE (FANY) wireless operator Algiers, Italy (comms base Monopoli)

CLODE Captain Walter Clode 27 March 1929 - 15 March 2022 10th Hussars. Germany. Korea Battle of Maryang Sun

COBBOLD Rear Admiral Richard Francis Cobbold CB 25 June 1942 - 24 April 2022 Fleet Air Arm (observer) c/o HMS Mohawk HMS Brazen HMS Briliant Captain 2nd frigate sqn ACDS

COXELL Flt Lt Dougla John Coxell 12 August 1921 - 10 March 2022 D-Day (2 sorties 297 Sqn) Op Market Garden, Op Varisty, supply drops Norwegian resistance, delivered troops from 1st Airborne to take a surrender at Oslo. Rejoined RAF for Korean War (training pilot) Flight instructor Royal Malaysian Air Force
CRESWELL Brig David Hector Crag Creswell Royal Artillery died 22 March 2022

CRIPPS Cdr Noald Edwin Cripps died 5 June 2022 aged 94

CROOKE Lt Col Ian Warren Thomson Crooke DSO 13 March 1942 - 17 May 2022 1 KOSB Aden Borneo, BAOR, SAS Northern Ireland (MiD twice) Iranian Embassy siege, Gambia (hostage rescue - DSO) 2ic 22 SAS Falklands c/o 23 SAS

DEVERILL Wing Cdr John Ponzo Deverill 24 February 1922 -14 June 2022 221 Sqn Coastal Command Wellingtons 2 operational tours N Atlantic, Egypt , Italy, Greece 216 Sqn Egypt Dakotas Changi air drops Asst Air Attache Moscow Aden senior intelligence officer

EFFINGHAM Cdr David Mowbray Algernon Howard (Earl of Effingham) died 26 February 2022 signal officer (intelligence gathering) i/c HMS Greatford, i/c HMS Wasperton, HMS Intrepid, HMS Ajax. Washington Embassy
FLEMING GREEN Major George Edwyn Fleming Royal Engineers died 15 March 2022 aged 82
FORSTER Air Cdre Ian H Forster OBE died 8 April 2022 aged 88

FOXALL Eric John Foxall MBE died June 2022 aged 91. Duke of Lancaster's Regiment

JACKSON Col Matthew Charles Frase Jackson RE died 11 May 2022 aged 58
JENKINS Col Alan Middleton Jenkins MC 7th Gurkha Rifles 14 June 1927 - 14 March 2022 aged 94 India, Burma, Malaya, Borneo (MC) Hong Kong, Porton Down

LEVY Corporal Bernard Maurice Levy 17 January 1926 - 29 May 2022 RASC France, Belgium, Bergen-Belsen and Luneburg war crimes trials

LONSDALE-COOPER Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper 17 January 1924-12 December 2021 US Army office London, PA to US chief of military justice, collated evidence for Nuremberg trials. Later co-adaptor Tintin books

MACFARLAN Martin Duncan Macfarlan RN OBE died 25 June 2022 aged 79

MALLOCK Col Ross Mallock AFC Army Air Corps died 27 April 2022 aged 81

MASON Major Peter Arnold Mason died 13 May 2022 aged 92

MUNDEN Lt Leslie William Munden RN 23 April 1918 - 12 June 12 HMS Effingham (ship's electrician) HMS Matcless Op Harpooon, Op Tungsten, sinking of Scharhorst, damage Tirpitz later ASWE "he died of old age" aged 104 - not bad after nearly deep ocean 100 convoys and 265 bombing attacks in Malta

PERRY Major James Stuart Perry 21 February 1926 - 11 February 2021 RAC 12th Royal Lancers . Kenya Armoured Car Regt. Malaya. Devised selection and traing for nascent SAS. Later 21 SAS (Territorials)

PHILLIPS Lt Col Michael Markham Phillips died 8 April 2022 aged 88
PICKLES Lt Col Stephen Pickles MBE died 17 April 2022 aged 78

PORTER AVM Prof John Alan Porter OBE died 25 June 2022 aged87
RAMSAY (later Sir) Allan John Heppel Ramsay KBE, CMG 19 October 1937 – 5 January 2022 Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry; Trucial Oman Scouts

ROBINSON Sqn Ldr Eric Robinson OBE died 1 May 2022 aged 100
SHAW Cdr Brian Shaw died 16 April 2022 aged 88

SOUTHWOOD Lt Col AngusHoward Southwood MBE (Secret) 4 September 1929 - 27 June 2022 Royal Tank Regt Germany, Korea Intelligence Corps Germany, Kenya, Berlin Mission (Recovering crashed Soviet fighter) 

SULLIVAN Sgt Robert (Bob) James Sullivan MBE 19 December 1922 - 23 May 2022 Parachute Sqn, Royal Engineers Dropped off-target early hours D-Day. Sapper. Demolition, laying and lifting mines and booby traps. Battle of the Bulge. Op Varisty wounded north of Wessel

SZMID (Hon Lt) Kazimierez Franciszek Szmid 18 January 1925 - 28 May 2022 Deported to Siberia. Anders Army. Polish Parachute Brigade Scotland. Dropped south of Arnhem. Occupation duties Germany

TURBIN Sqn Ldr Robert William Turbin died 19 May 2022 aged 82. Pilot

WILSON Brigadier Sir Matthew John Anthony (Tony) Wilson Bt OBE, MC 2 October 1935 - 5 December 2019 (not previously oublished) KOY Light Infantry Cyprus, Borneo, Aden. Northern Ireland, Hong Kong Cdr 5th Infantry Brigade, Falklands

WILSON Flting Officer Norman Hugh Wilson 19 April 1923 - 15 April 2022 Kenya Burma Singapore Sunderlands 209 Sqn Later test pilot Armstrong Whitworth

WITTON Private Job Witton MM 12 July 1918 - 14 March 2022 Kings Own  (Royal Lancaster) Regt. Captured near Dunkirk. "Home run" on 2nd escape attempt. Malayysia, Singapore, Java 

WOLFENDEN Major Robin Christopher Wolfenden MBE died 25 June 2022 aged 71. Fusiliers
WOODIWISS Col Roger Woodiwiss MBE 22 March 1929 – 12 March 2022

WRIGHT Captain John Alexander Wright died 30 June 2022 Staffs Regt

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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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