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by Steven Cole
Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN O'CONNOR (RWE - NORTHERN REGIONAL OFFICE)
Replies: 0
Views: 1662

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: 1541

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: 1247

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: 1247

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: 1000

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: 1000

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: 1336

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...
by Steven Cole
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: ROD ATTEWELL (WT - STANTON?)
Replies: 2
Views: 1336

ROD ATTEWELL (WT - STANTON?)

Posted on behalf of Paddy Kelly I have just been advised of the recent sudden and unexpected death of Rod Attewell. I have a belief that Rod worked for the Home Office (Directorate of Telecommunications) earlier in his career as a WT, possibly in the Stanton region. Rod went on to work for Ascom Ra...
by Steven Cole
Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GLENN GOODMAN (STORES - KIPPAX MU)
Replies: 0
Views: 1494

GLENN GOODMAN (STORES - KIPPAX MU)

This is a retrospective posting regarding the death of Glenn Goodman who worked in the stores area at Kippax Maintenance Unit and was tragically shot and killed whilst serving as a part-time special constable on 7th June 1992. The following is a personal recollection by Gerald Swaby who was based a...
by Steven Cole
Sat Jul 04, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MARTIN LYNCH (SWT - ROMSLEY)
Replies: 2
Views: 1385

MARTIN LYNCH (SWT - ROMSLEY)

It is with regret to announce Martin Swift has notified me that Martin Lynch passed away peacefully on 12th January 2015, age 68. He leaves a wife, children, grandchildren and brother. A service was held at St Peters Church, Bartley Green on Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 11 am followed by cremation a...
by Steven Cole
Wed May 20, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GERRY MOON (CWT - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 1
Views: 1304

Recollections from John Leary

Posted on behalf of John Leary I was saddened to read on the DTELS web site that Gerry had died at the beginning of the month after a long illness. It is always sad to read of the passing of a colleague who you had worked closely with during your career. I and Gerry for a short period of time made ...
by Steven Cole
Wed May 20, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JIM WOODMANSEY (DEPUTY DIRECTOR FIELD SERVICES)
Replies: 1
Views: 1355

Recollections from John Leary

Posted on behalf of John Leary It is only in the last few days that I have learnt of the passing of Jimmy Woodmansey in August of last year. I was extremely lucky to have worked with many gifted and dedicated people during my career with DTELS, particularly during my time at the Field Service HQ, a...
by Steven Cole
Fri May 01, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: GERRY MOON (CWT - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 1
Views: 1304

GERRY MOON (CWT - HEADQUARTERS)

It is with regret to announce Brian Murgatroyd has notified me today that Gerry Moon died peacefully after a long illness on Thursday 23rd April 2015. Dearly loved by his wife Joan and family, Gerry will be greatly missed. The funeral is on Friday 8th May at 13:00hrs at the Clayton Wood Natural Buri...
by Steven Cole
Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: NORMAN JACOBS (STORES DRIVER - SHAPWICK)
Replies: 1
Views: 1284

NORMAN JACOBS (STORES DRIVER - SHAPWICK)

Posted on Behalf of Dave Humphreys I'm sad to advise the passing of Norman Jacobs (Jake) on the 29th January 2015 aged 90. Jake joined the Home office after being demobbed from the RAF and was well known throughout Shapwick region. He initially joined as the depot vehicle mechanic then migrated to ...
by Steven Cole
Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MALCOLM LEVY (WT - ROMSLEY)
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

MALCOLM LEVY (WT - ROMSLEY)

It is with great sadness that I have to report the death of Malcolm Levy aged 65. He passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Thursday 16th April 2015. I first met Malcolm at Romsley Depot when I started as a Wireless Technician in March 1970. I remember him as a lively and clever indiv...