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by Steven Cole
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MARK DE LA MARE (WT - BILLINGE)
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: MARK DE LA MARE (WT - BILLINGE)

Posted on behalf of Michael Walker and Keith Nye The funeral for Mark De La Mare will be on 29th January 2020 at Christchurch Barnton at 1pm followed by cremation at 2pm. There will be food and drink available following the funeral at Barnton Cricket Club. Family flowers only. Donations to RNLI. An...
by Steven Cole
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MARK DE LA MARE (WT - BILLINGE)
Replies: 1
Views: 68

MARK DE LA MARE (WT - BILLINGE)

It is with regret to announce I have been informed by Michael Walker that Mark De La Mare died on 27th December 2019. No other details are known.
by Steven Cole
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: PAT TOMLINSON (CWE - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 0
Views: 53

PAT TOMLINSON (CWE - HEADQUARTERS)

It is with regret to announce I have been informed by Mike Brain earlier today that Pat Tomlinson died in September. He leaves a wife (Caitriona) and two children Christopher and Naomi. No other details are known. Webmaster Note: I was very sorry to learn of his untimely death. Pat was one of a few ...
by Steven Cole
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STUART POWELL (WT - BILLINGE)
Replies: 0
Views: 277

STUART POWELL (WT - BILLINGE)

It is with regret to announce that NTLPA have been advised that Stuart Powell died in early October 2019, he leaves a wife, Sharon. Stuart wrote to me in February 2005 to say he had just completed 28 years of service at Billinge Wireless Depot having started there on Monday 28th February 1977. Some ...
by Steven Cole
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN CICIRKO (WT - LINCOLN DETACHMENT)
Replies: 1
Views: 268

JOHN CICIRKO (WT - LINCOLN DETACHMENT)

It is with regret to announce I have been informed by John Dearman that John Cicirko passed away on 28th December 2018, no other details are known.
by Steven Cole
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: ALAN WARD (SWT - KIPPAX)
Replies: 0
Views: 293

ALAN WARD (SWT - KIPPAX)

It is with regret to announce I have been informed by John Dearman that Alan Ward passed away on 4th May 2018, no other details are known. Webmaster Note: During my time as SWT Sheffield Detachment from 1979-83 I occasionally met Alan whilst visiting Kippax Depot. A bright knowledgeable engineer he ...
by Steven Cole
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Information on Ex-Home Office Site Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 323

Information on Ex-Home Office Site Wanted

Posted on behalf of Sean Williams I have been scouring the internet for information on a decommissioned Home Office communications site that a friend is looking to purchase from it's current owner. I am researching the history of the site at the moment and wondered if any ex-DTELS staff might have ...
by Steven Cole
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GODFREY PANKHURST (WT - CRANBROOK)
Replies: 3
Views: 697

Thanksgiving Service

Dave Waspe emailed me yesterday to say he has seen a Facebook posting with details of a Thanksgiving Service for Goff as follows: "We will be celebrating the life of my precious husband, with a Thanksgiving Service on Friday 16th August at 2.30pm at Kerith Community Church Bracknell RG12 1EH. All we...
by Steven Cole
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GODFREY PANKHURST (WT - CRANBROOK)
Replies: 3
Views: 697

GODFREY PANKHURST (WT - CRANBROOK)

It is with regret to announce that Dave Waspe contacted me yesterday to advise that Godfrey Pankhurst died on Friday 26th July 2019 after a long fight with cancer. No other details are known at this stage. Godfrey, seen here in the middle, taken at Keith Hayward's retirement. http://www.dtels.org/fo...
by Steven Cole
Fri May 10, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Funeral Details

The funeral will be held at West Suffolk Crematorium and Cemetery St Edmund's Chapel on Tuesday 21st May 2019 commencing 11:00 hrs. Afterwards a wake will be held at the co-located Meadow Café and those who knew "Brum" and would like to pay their respects are welcome to attend. Crematorium Website
by Steven Cole
Mon May 06, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Post Recollections Article

An brief article on "Brum" sent in by Bob Swann has been on this web site in the post recollections section for around fourteen years, please click this link to view
by Steven Cole
Mon May 06, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 844

STANLEY BURNINGHAM (CWT - CHEVELEY)

It is with regret to announce that Chris Clarke contacted me today to advise that Stanley Burningham, a former CWT at Cheveley Depot, passed away peacefully on Saturday 4th May aged 95. The following text is from his daughter, Hayley, who also worked at Cheveley. "Stanley Burningham better known as ...
by Steven Cole
Wed May 01, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: NORMAN BURGE (SHAPWICK)
Replies: 0
Views: 802

NORMAN BURGE (SHAPWICK)

It is with regret to announce that Liz Twose recently contacted me to advise that Norman Burge died the week before last aged 89. There will be a memorial service held at Ashcott Church on Friday 3rd May at 2pm for those that would like to pay their respects.
by Steven Cole
Wed May 01, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: BARRY MORRIS (CWT - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Comments from John Perry

Just trawling through site and noticed the death of Barry Morris. Barry was always a joy to work with at Weyhill having not lost that working touch that so many of the employees lost when they achieved promotion. Another side of him not many knew about was that he became one of my assistants during ...
by Steven Cole
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: BILL BELLWOOD (SWT - MIDDLESBROUGH DETACHMENT)
Replies: 0
Views: 809

BILL BELLWOOD (SWT - MIDDLESBROUGH DETACHMENT)

It is with regret to announce that Ron Suddes contacted me today to advise that Bill Bellwood, a former SWT at Middlesbrough Detachment, died on 10th April 2019 aged 82. The following is an extract from The Northern Echo: "BELLWOOD April 10 at home with his loving family at his side, Robert William ...