The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

Bereavements

Name

Date of Bereavement

Comments

Institution Member

Blythe Sapper

Date Posted

Maj P P Rich 8 February 2017 Aged 87
 Currently no further details known
Yes No 22 February 2017
James Lambie Sloan 13 February 2017  Currently no further details known No No 22 February 2017
2078815 Cpl Ernest Amos Smith 8 November 2007 Aged 87
 Currently no further details known
No No 24 February 2017
23001890 Spr Roy Pearce 14 February 2017 Aged 84
Joined the REA in 2015 and was a Life Member of St Helens Branch.
No No 28 February 2017
24491426 Sgt David John Pitchford Appleby 3 February 2017 Aged 57
Joined the REA in 1978 and was a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 28 February 2017
24178293 LCpl David Kevin Cherry Nov/Dec 2016 Aged 65
 Currently no further details known
No No 28 February 2017
Maj W T Bensted-Smith 16 January 2017 Aged 94
 Currently no further details known
Yes No 2 March 2017
22065602 Spr George James Borton 16 February 2017 Aged 86
Joined the REA in 1997 and was a Life Member of Cannock Branch.
No No 6 March 2017
Lt Col John A McK Holloway 17 February 2017 Aged 81
Passed away after a brave battle with Parkinsons disease and dementia over many years. Beloved husband of Barbara and proud father and grandfather.
Yes No 6 March 2017
Lt Col Patrick Robert Terence (Terry) Driscoll 26 October 2016  Aged 85
Dearly beloved husband of Daphne, father of Mary, grandfather of Gabriella and
Noah; loving brother of Peter and June. 
Yes Yes 7 March 2017
Sheila Howell 1 November 2016  Widow of the late Lt Col F R Howell
who died 26 June 2006.
Beloved widow of Ray, mother,
grandmother and great-grandmother. Sadly missed.
No No 8 March 2017
Col Mike Mounde MBE 2 March 2017  Aged 76
Currently no further details known
Yes No 8 March 2017
403419 Col George John Letham Coltart 21 February 2017 Aged 88
Currently no further details known
No No 8 March 2017
24462594 WO2 David William Winship 5 February 2017 Aged 55
Joined the REA in 1983 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 8 March 2017
508400 Maj Thomas Hunt 23 February 2017 Aged 77
Currently no further details known
Yes No 8 March 2017
23244974 Sapper Charles William Frank Smith 29 June 2014 Aged 77
Currently no further details known
No No 10 March 2017
403396 Brig R A Blomfield 11 March 2017 Aged 87
Currently no further details known
Yes No 16 March 2017
19054295 WO1 Brian Davies   Currently no further details known No No 16 March 2017
23748698 SSgt Francois Victor Sels 18 January 2017 Aged 75
Joined the REA in 2004 and was a Life Member of Bomb Disposal Branch
No No 16 March 2017
22818802 Spr Reginald Geoffrey Fleet 24 July 2015 Aged 76 
Currently no further details known
No No 17 March 2017
24147401 SSgt Brian John Pitt 1 March 2017 Aged 64
Currently no further details known
No No 17 March 2017
467592 Lt Col (Retd) Michael Hayward Lipscomb MBE 10 March 2017 Aged 76
Funeral at St. Mary's,
Horsell, 1200hrs 23 Mar 17.
Yes No 22 March 2017
23706971 Spr Ted Hobson 6 March 2017 Aged 78
Joined the REA in 1978 and was a Life Member of Chesterfield Branch.
No No 23 March 2017
22804098 Spr Kenneth Craven 7 January 2017 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 1955 and was a Life Member of Potteries Branch.
No No 24 March 2017
24047966 Spr William McInnes December 2016 Aged 69
Currently no further details known
No No 24 March 2017
22305416 Cpl Albert Edward Osborne 7 March 2017 Aged 83
Joined the REA in 1955 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 27 March 2017
14561534 Kenneth Eckersley 8 March 2017 Aged 92
Currently no further details known
No No 27 March 2017
23503238 Cpl Robin Barrett January 2017 Aged 75 
Joined the REA in 2001 and was a Life Member of Military Survey Branch.
No No 27 March 2017
24147323 Andrew Armitage 17 January 2017 Aged 66
Joined the REA in 1969 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 3 April 2017
22160540 Spr Kenneth Harold William Thorpe 4 March 2017 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 1999 and was a Life Member of Colchester Branch
No No 4 April 2017
22300962 Sgt William Albert Lee 25 March 2017 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 1973 and was a Life Member of Newport & Cwmbran Branch.
No No 6 April 2017
23453145 Spr Dennis George Brown 25 February 2017  Aged 80
Joined the REA in 1998 and was a Life Member of Bournemouth & District Branch.
No No 6 April 2017
400074 Col Alan Steel 3 April 2017 Aged 88
Currently no further details known
Yes No 6 April 2017
23979154 LCpl Rodney Alfred Charles Norman 1 April 2017 Aged 71
Joined the REA in 1966 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 12 April 2017
WO1 David Sugden 18 December 2004  Aged 65
Currently no further details known
No No 18 April
2017
14460479 Sgt Keith Leslie Hoy 3 April 2017 Aged 92
Joined the REA in 1952 and was a Life Member of Luton Branch.
No No 18 April
2017
376984 Col John Herbert Joiner 20 March 2017 Aged 89
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a former President of Bournemouth & District Branch.
Yes No 19 April
2017