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by Steven Cole
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: PETE KEARNS (SWT - BISHOPS CLEEVE MU)
Replies: 0
Views: 47

PETE KEARNS (SWT - BISHOPS CLEEVE MU)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Reg Street that he had recently heard that Pete Kearns sadly died on 7th August 2016 from an aneurism. The funeral ceremony took place at Cheltenham Crematorium South Chapel on Monday 22nd August at 11.15am. Pete was just 62 years old. He wa...
by Steven Cole
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: OLIVER 'OLLY' HARRIS (SWT CHELMSFORD DETATCHMENT)
Replies: 0
Views: 103

OLIVER 'OLLY' HARRIS (SWT CHELMSFORD DETATCHMENT)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Chris Clarke that Oliver 'Olly' Harris passed away on Friday 21st May 2021 in hospital. Olly of Chelmsford and formerly of Walton on the Naze was aged 83 years. Partner of the late Marion Godwin he was a dear brother, uncle and friend to man...
by Steven Cole
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: PYE RTC (GREEN BOX) CONTROLLER MANUAL WANTED
Replies: 0
Views: 1041

PYE RTC (GREEN BOX) CONTROLLER MANUAL WANTED

Posted on Behalf of David Roberts A new member to the DTELS forum, David is seeking information or a manual for the Pye RTC (Green Box) Controller that many of us ex-field engineers would remember servicing from the 1970s. If anyone can help please contact him via the forum or send an email to me a...
by Steven Cole
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CHRIS CORNELL (CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

A Celebration of Christopher Cornell’s Life (12th March 2021)

Webmaster Note My thanks to Bipin Thanki for passing on the following from Chris's family. Friends and former colleagues of Chris who would like to pay their respects are invited to watch the live webcast, details of which are given below. Steven Cole -----------------------------------------------...
by Steven Cole
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CHRIS CORNELL (CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

CHRIS CORNELL (CHEVELEY)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Bipin Thanki and Dave Waspe that Chris Cornell passed away peacefully on Friday 29th January 2021 at 5pm. Chris had been in hospital for a short while for a condition unrelated to his cause of death from Covid-19. His wife, Shirley and famil...
by Steven Cole
Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Information & Photos Wanted - Ottercops
Replies: 0
Views: 978

Information & Photos Wanted - Ottercops

Posted on Behalf of Jim Corbett I am trying to locate photos of the former Chain Home Radar Station at Ottercops Moss, Northumberland to aid in the construction of a site plan for my website . I have visited the site on numerous occasions and have obtained many records from the National Archives in...
by Steven Cole
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DAVID WOOD (WM - SHAPWICK)
Replies: 0
Views: 2022

DAVID WOOD (WM - SHAPWICK)

Posted on behalf of Andy Cuckow I have been notified that Dave Wood passed away on Wed 22nd July 2020 after a short illness. Dave leaves a wife Pam, son Andrew, and daughter Kirsty. Dave was a long serving member of DTELS (over 26 years) at the Shapwick Service Centre, mainly working at the Corston...
by Steven Cole
Thu May 21, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: KEN STAVES (GRADE 7 - BISHOPS CLEEVE)
Replies: 0
Views: 1835

KEN STAVES (GRADE 7 - BISHOPS CLEEVE)

It is with regret to announce I have received an email from John Westcott to say that Ken Staves died on Wednesday 6th May 2020 due to a stroke. He leaves a wife, Beryl and family. Ken was well known in DTELS and for many years was the Regional Engineer at Marley Hill Depot before promotion around t...
by Steven Cole
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 2496

Correction from Steven Cole

The original post dated 16th April 2020 listed Derek Pooley as a Senior Wireless Engineer (SWE) at the time of his retirement. This was changed today as it is believed Derek was promoted to Grade 7 at some point during the 1980's to head up Frequency Planning Group.

Steven R. Cole
21st April 2020
by Steven Cole
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 2496

From John Leary

The following was sent in by John Leary: “I was extremely saddened to learn through the DTELS web site that my Horseferry House colleague Derek Pooley had passed away. I had the pleasure of working closely with Derek in the 1980’s when he headed up the Directorate’s Frequency Planning Group and I wa...
by Steven Cole
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 2496

DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)

It is with regret to announce I received an email from Tony Redshaw to say that Derek Pooley died yesterday from a heart attack whilst walking the grounds at home. His wife Tanya has kindly written to me with the following brief details: "Derek was 84 and retired from the Directorate in 1991. H...
by Steven Cole
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: TED (EDWARD MARTIN) MORGAN (MIDLANDS REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTOR)
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

TED (EDWARD MARTIN) MORGAN (MIDLANDS REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTOR)

It is with regret to announce I have received an email from Martin Morgan to say that his father, Ted (Edward Martin) Morgan, died on 16 April 2002 in the Allenbrook Nursing Home in Halesowen following a long period of post retirement ill-health brought about by his period in wartime captivity in th...
by Steven Cole
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CEDRIC MILLS (WT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 1
Views: 1839

Message from John Leary

Posted on behalf of John Leary During my years working within the Stanton Region, I came into contact with Cedric many times as he was a highly valued member of the Depot’s main scheme installation team. His work was welcomed by me as both the Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire VHF schemes were o...
by Steven Cole
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CEDRIC MILLS (WT - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 1
Views: 1839

CEDRIC MILLS (WT - CHEVELEY)

Posted on behalf of Len Wilcox It is regret to announce that Cedric Anthony Lloyd Mills peacefully passed away on the 17th February aged 75 years. A loving husband to Patricia. Funeral service to take place at the West Suffolk Crematorium, Abbey Chapel on Thursday 19th March at 14.30 hrs Family flo...
by Steven Cole
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: FRANK CLAYFORTH (WT - MARLEY HILL)
Replies: 0
Views: 2139

FRANK CLAYFORTH (WT - MARLEY HILL)

Posted on behalf of Ron Suddes It is regret to announce that Frank Clayforth peacefully on the 25th January 2020, aged 83 years. Frank beloved husband of the late Bridget Winifred was much loved father of Rosalind, a devoted grandfather of Ray, Jody and Meline and great grandfather of Isaiah. Would...