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Last Post – Paying our respects to Corps members who have sadly passed away

We are always grateful to families and friends for providing us with information about the passing of serving and retired members of The Royal Corps of Signals. Names are also added to the Corps online Memorial Book.

2017 – 18

RankSurnameForenameDate of Death (Year/Month)ServiceRemarks
ColWright TD DL O.St.JLeslie2018/121939-67Sheffield Branch
SgtLeetJohn2018/121952-70Newcastle Branch
WO2HillTerry2018/121952-76Dorset Branch
SigPennantJohn2018/121950-54Blackpool Branch
PteWykeGloria2018/111953-57Newcastle Branch
WO2RichardsonKen2018/111948-72
SSgtJonesRobert2018/111956-85Liverpool Branch
SigHobsonJohn2018/111941-46
MajHeapsColiin2018/111949-85
SigCrossBernard2018/111950-52
Maj GenAlexander CB MBEPaul2018/111955-89
SgtSaffinWilliam (Bill)2018/111950-62
MajPlummerJohn2018/111950-79
SigWoodsJohn2018/101952-56
SSgtWicksGlen2018/101979-93Middlesbrough Branch
SgtVellaAndrew2018/101962-84
CplThomsonPaul2018/101996-14
LCplStephensonCarol2018/101944-47Poole Branch
SigStaienJohn2018/101957-61
SgtPriddyLaurie2018/101967-87Bristol Branch
MajPostlethwaiteBryan2018/101955-77
Lt ColMcCannMike2018/101958-83
MajHamilton-WilliamsJohn2018/101952-70
Lt ColHamiltonIan2018/101959-94
u/kByrnePaul2018/101977-88
CaptBrownJohn2018/101954-67
CplBoggMalcolm2018/101955-64Lincoln Branch
CplBanksMick2018/101958-67
CaptAlletsonJohn2018/101955-72Manchester Branch
SigWillettsFred2018/091955-57Birmingham Branch
SSgtWhiteRoy (Chalkie)2018/091961-87
Lt ColShortErnie2018/091945-86Bath Branch
CplOzogJan2018/091963-78
Lt ColO'ConnorBrian2018/091954-91
CplMcGreevyTom2018/091972-84
CplMcFarlaneColin2018/091954-57Rotherham Branch
ColMacIntyreDuncan2018/091949-77
SgtHenshawNeville2018/091942-47Northern Ireland
WO2Haskell EBMRaymond2018/091949-74
SgtConstantineRonald2018/091951-78
MajClaytonRonald2018/091959-76
WO2Vaughan BEMFrank2018/081972-94
SigThurbonIvor2018/081940-46
SSgtSmithFrank2018/081960-85Bedford Branch
WO2O'BrienMick2018/081976-96East London Branch
SigMasseyBarry2018/081955-58
SigLambDerrick2018/081952-56Spennymoor
WO2HolmanHenry2018/081960-8931 Sig Regt Assn
CplElkingtonPaul2018/081966-88
BrigDowellArthur2018/081944-80
SigCawkwellCollin2018/081947-49
LCplBownessMike2018/081950-52
LCplRoseTony2018/071945-48Aldershot Branch
CplHammersleyBob2018/071943-47
WO2FreudenfeldTony2018/071963-87
WO1FowlerDerek2018/071964-87Harrogate Branch
WO1EnglandJohn2018/071963-87
SigDaviesJohn2018/071954-56Chester Branch
SSgtCrellenGeorge2018/071959-81
CplBrownTrevor2018/071964-87
SSgtWiffenRay2018/061939-50
SSgtWadeMichael2018/061958-83
CplSummerfieldPercy2018/061955-77
CplSheenBenjamin2018/061939-46
CplGartsideDerek2018/061953-55
LCplFitzpatrickJames2018/061954-56Tayside and Fife Branch
SgtEggletonJohn2018/061948-59East London Branch
Maj`CunninghamWilliam2018/061956-89
SgtBiddlestoneCliff2018/061939-46Air Frm Sigs OCA
WO1WoolleyJohn2018/051964-86
MajTresederPeter2018/051955-92
MajThomasPatric2018/051959-96
CplPipesDonald2018/051965-78
WO2PalmerMichael2018/051953-76
CplLilesCedric2018/051945-48
Lt ColHryhorukPeter2018/051971-06
Lt ColHillAnthony (Tony)2018/051954-88Bath Branch
SigDrummondPatrick2018/051950-55
ColCarsonMike2018/051963-92
SgtAstellThomas2018/051953-77
Lt ColWoodWilliam2018/041951-77
WO1WilkinsonDerrick2018/041967-1998Sheffield Branch
LCplWebsterDerrick2018/041953-68Newark & Mansfield Branch
WO2SmithTrevor2018/041943-75Leeds Branch
SgtSewellKenneth2018/041944-47
WO2SargentRichard2018/041963-??
CplFlemingMick2018/041962-77
SigDixonFred2018/041942-47Newark & Mansfield Branch
LCplCrossleyPeter2018/041950-??
WO1CairnsJohn2018/041950-72
Lt ColButler MBEMike2018/041945-98
LCplWardleJohn2018/031949-51
SSgtSelmesKenneth2018/031938-60
WO2PalmerMalcolm2018/031959-83
WO1MacDonaldColin2018/031965-88
CplJacksonGeorge2018/031952-70
SigFlemingJohn2018/031939-46Eastbourne Branch
WO1ChapmanMartin2018/031972-95
SgtAitchisonIain2018/031949-??Bristol Branch
SgtWrightJoe2018/021943-47Eastbourne Branch
SgtWoolfordLeslie2018/021940-46
LtWoods (nee Hickey)Bridget2018/021955-58WRAC
CplWhiteClifford2018/021941-46
CplWatkinsTom2018/021960-73
CplUptonDave2018/021962-86Dorset Branch
SgtThorleyDave2018/021967-80
WO1SurchCharles2018/021949-71Bristol Branch
LCplSpencerThomas2018/021943-57
MajSchofield MBEGordon2018/021946-78
CaptRendle TDJo2018/021956-67
Lt ColPooleDerek2018/021950-85
Lt ColO'ConnorMichael2018/021948-75
ColMyhill OBE TDPeter2018/021953-88
CplKielyBrian2018/021959-78
SigKeysCliff2018/021963-66
SigKellyBernie2018/021952-53Bedford Branch
WO1FisherBrian2018/021947-72
SgtFinchamPeter2018/021949-59
LCplDodsworthRichard2018/021964-77
CplDicksonPhilip2018/021961-87Liverpool Branch
SigBryantDoug2018/021957-59
SigBlowerAnthony2018/021959-70
ColBlessington OBE JP DLChris2018/021960-89
CplBaileyStephen2018/021977-89
WO1TaylorStan2018/011967-901960s 16 Sig Regt Reunion Club
CplSprottJim2018/011951-61Lincoln Branch
LtSkeltonBenjamin2018/011943-48
WO1RiddellAndy (Taff)2018/011948-74Loughborough Branch
CplPyperLorraine2018/011973-80Northern Ireland Branch
WO1OrmondEric2018/011947-84
SigMullisTom2018/011957-60
WO2MarkwellGerry2018/011952-78
SgtHarriganPatrick2018/011965-87
MajHandyJohn2018/011944-67
Lt ColGoodman OBE BEM"Benny"2018/011948-87
SigEganJohnny2018/011942-47Air Frm Sigs OCA
ColCrombie OBEDick2018/011972-05QGS Assn
LtCogganDorothy2018/011942-45
SigClutterbuckFrederick2018/011939-42
SSgtChiplingJohn2018/011948-71
MajBurns"Robbie"2018/011949-81
Lt ColBlackwell CBEBrian2018/011958-79
SigAndrewsTom2018/011946-49
LCplAndersonGeorge2018/011957-66
SigGoodwinJim2017/111946-4919 Sig Regt Assn
WO2PunnettGeorge2017/061948-72
SgtProcterStan2015/041942-46

Funeral Information

Please see below for information of upcoming funerals:

The funeral of Leslie Wright will be held at Bakewell Parish Church, S Church St, Bakewell DE45 1FD on 18th December at 1100 hrs.

The funeral of Terry Hill will take place at St Mary’s Church Shroton (Iwerne Courtney) DT11 8RF on Friday 21st December at 1030 hrs. Family flowers only, donations please to Royal Signals Benevolent Fund – RSBF.

Royal Corps of Signals Memorial Book

The Corps Memorial Book is open to anyone wishing set up a ‘celebration page’ in memory of a loved one or friend. The opportunity is also there to make a donation to the Royal Signals Benevolent Fund in memory of someone special.

Corps Memorial Book Entry