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by Steven Cole
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DAVID ROY COUSINS (WT - HANNINGTON)
Replies: 1
Views: 1006

DAVID ROY COUSINS (WT - HANNINGTON)

Posted on behalf of Dave Rumens

It is with regret to announce the passing on Monday 12th December 2016 of Dave Cousins. I knew Dave when we both served at Hannington RWD in the 1980’s where he was a respected and valued member of staff.

RIP Dave.
by Steven Cole
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DAVE PACK (SWT - GUILDFORD DETACHMENT)
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

DAVE PACK (SWT - GUILDFORD DETACHMENT)

Posted on behalf of Steve Melling I have recently discovered that my old boss at Guildford outstation, Dave Pack (SWT), passed away last October. I had contacted him since he emigrated to Australia, but found this reference through the NSW Amateur Radio news . Some other members of staff may rememb...
by Steven Cole
Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK CORFIELD (MECHANIC - ROMSLEY)
Replies: 1
Views: 856

DEREK CORFIELD (MECHANIC - ROMSLEY)

Posted on behalf of Roger Beale It is with regret to announce the passing on Thursday 10 November 2016 of Derek Corfield, aged 84, after a long illness but a short stay in Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands. Derek was a Wireless Mechanic at the Brierley Hill Detachment (Romsley region) f...
by Steven Cole
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: LEO TAYLOR (MECHANIC - CRANBROOK)
Replies: 0
Views: 2091

LEO TAYLOR (MECHANIC - CRANBROOK)

Posted on behalf of Eddie Mole It is with regret to announce that Leo Taylor passed away about three weeks ago and the funeral has since been held in Harlow. It is understood that Leo originated from the Guildford area before working at Cranbrook as a mechanic on Ken Gasson's team doing UHF base st...
by Steven Cole
Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: DTELS Reunited!
Topic: Fred Cully Kippax MU
Replies: 2
Views: 845

Re: Fred Cully Kippax MU

That's good news :D
by Steven Cole
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: COLIN ADAMSON (MECHANIC - MARLEY HILL)
Replies: 0
Views: 2254

COLIN ADAMSON (MECHANIC - MARLEY HILL)

Posted on behalf of Ron Suddes It is with regret to announce that Colin Adamson died suddenly in hospital on April 28th aged 73 years. A much loved husband of Sheila and a dearly loved brother of Jean and Elizabeth. He will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends were asked to meet at Sa...
by Steven Cole
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: HARRY ROBSON (MECHANIC - MARLEY HILL)
Replies: 0
Views: 2154

HARRY ROBSON (MECHANIC - MARLEY HILL)

Posted on behalf of Ron Suddes It is with regret to announce that Harry Robson died suddenly at home on 16th September 2016 aged 82 years. A much loved husband of Irene, dearly loved father of Harry, Susan and John, much loved grandfather. Friends were asked to meet at Mountsett Crematorium Dipton ...
by Steven Cole
Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JACK SCRIVENER (AERIAL RIGGER - CHEVELEY)
Replies: 0
Views: 2107

JACK SCRIVENER (AERIAL RIGGER - CHEVELEY)

Posted on behalf of Chris Clarke It is with regret to announce that Jack Scrivener, a former Aerial Rigger at Cheveley Depot and popular character, had died on Saturday 6th August 2016 age 96 years. A notice was published in the Newmarket Journal with the following information: "Beloved husband of ...
by Steven Cole
Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN O'CONNOR (RWE - NORTHERN REGIONAL OFFICE)
Replies: 0
Views: 2498

JOHN O'CONNOR (RWE - NORTHERN REGIONAL OFFICE)

Posted on behalf of Eric Davies Sadly I recently learned of the death of John O'Connor who died on 23rd March 2013. He finished his service as RWE Northern Regional Office, a position I took over when he retired. All those who knew John know him to have been a good engineer and an absolutely smashi...
by Steven Cole
Sat Feb 13, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Cheveley (EF80's to FPGA's what a ride...What a Ride!)
Replies: 0
Views: 2341

Cheveley (EF80's to FPGA's what a ride...What a Ride!)

Posted on behalf of Derek Coombes Hi Folks Some will remember I opted to leave Cheveley ASAP during the dismantlement; a fantastic job in the offing, on the Island of La Palma optical telescope (INT) site run by Cambridge uni. They were keen to get me on site before Christmas, as staff wanted to ge...
by Steven Cole
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: FRED WILLIAMSON (RWE - MARLEY HILL)
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

FRED WILLIAMSON (RWE - MARLEY HILL)

Posted on behalf of John Leary I remember my time at the Weyhill Maintenance Planning Group (MPG) in the early to mid 1980’s with considerable affection. At the heart of its work then was the maintenance planning of the fixed and mobile equipments that were purchased by DTELS to support the WARC fr...
by Steven Cole
Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: FRED WILLIAMSON (RWE - MARLEY HILL)
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

FRED WILLIAMSON (RWE - MARLEY HILL)

It is with regret to announce Ron Suddes has notified me that Fred Williamson passed away on Friday 8th January 2016 aged 80. The funeral service and cremation will be held at Birtley Crematorium, Windsor Rd, Birtley, Chester le Street DH3 1PQ on Friday 22nd January at 11.00am. Friends and ex-collea...
by Steven Cole
Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: BRUCE THOMPSON (SWE - TRAINING SECTION)
Replies: 1
Views: 1122

Family Announcements

A family announcement was published in the Dundee Courier on 2nd May 2015 and can be viewed at this page
by Steven Cole
Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: BRUCE THOMPSON (SWE - TRAINING SECTION)
Replies: 1
Views: 1122

BRUCE THOMPSON (SWE - TRAINING SECTION)

Posted on behalf of Peter Bridgeman It is with regret that I should inform you of the passing of Bruce Thompson who died peacefully in his sleep in April this year after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for some time. Bruce was in the RAF during WWII he served with the desert air force in North A...
by Steven Cole
Mon Sep 28, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: ROD ATTEWELL (WT - STANTON?)
Replies: 2
Views: 1482

Re: ROD ATTEWELL (WT - STANTON?)

Posted on behalf of John Leary Rod was certainly a member of the Stanton Depot team because I met him when I worked at the Wootton Hall outstation in the late 1960’s/early 1970’s. From memory, I believe that he was outstationed at the Leicester police headquarters and at that time, had specific res...