The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

Bereavements

Name

Date of Bereavement

Comments

Institution Member

Blythe Sapper

Date Posted

23505966 Spr Peter Symington 2 January 2017 Aged 77
Joined the REA in 2013 and was a Life Member of South Humberside Branch.
No No 25 January 2017
24435383 Spr Neil Duncan Freemantle 23 November 2016  Aged 56
Currently no further details known
No No 26 January 2017
14151452 Cpl Leonard Albert Cook 21 January 2017 Aged 89
Joined the REA in 1997 and was a Life Member of Lowestoft & District Branch.
No No 31 January 2017
22995179 Spr Gordon McIntyre 16 November 2016 Aged 80
Life Member of Lowestoft & District Branch.
No No 31 January 2017
23534575 Cpl Reginald Booth 21 January 2017 Aged 77
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Swindon Branch.
No No 31 January 2017
23890638 WO2 David Williams 25 December 2016 Aged 70
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
Yes No 31 January 2017
510571 Capt William Rudd MBE 28 January 2017  Aged 78 
Currently no further details known
Yes No 2 February 2017
517763 Maj Ronald George Simpson 22 January 2017 Aged 74
Currently no further details known
No No 2 February 2017
22521508 WO2 Peter James Skinner 29 January 2017 Aged 86
Joined the REA in 1976 and was former Treasurer of Blackpool Branch.
No No 3 February 2017
407812 Lt Col John Nigel S Dunham 2 January 2017 Aged 86
Currently no further details known
Yes No 3 February 2017
24218215 Cpl John Stoate 2 February 2017 Aged 70
Joined the REA in 2004 and was a Life Member of Newport & Cwmbran Branch.
No No 6 February 2017
362698 Lt Col J S (Jay) Coulson 2 February 2017 Aged 90
Currently no further details known
Yes Yes 9 February 2017
Col (Retd) Peter William Elworthy Kidner MC 7 February 2017 Aged 96
Loving husband of the late PATRICIA BUNYARD, and loved father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Yes No 9 February 2017
22275162 Cpl John Seymour Gradon 6 February 2017 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 2014 and was a Life Member of Newcastle & District Branch.
No No 10 February 2017
276457 Lt Col C P de B Jenkins MC MBE 8 February 2017 Aged 93
Beloved husband of Joan (nee Littleboy) and father of Stephen. Former Clerk of the Goldsmiths' Company. Funeral Service at St Petroc's Church, South Brent, on Friday 24 February 2017 at 1300hrs. Family flowers only but donations may be made to Blind Veterans UK. All enquiries to Walter C Parson
Funeral Directors, 01752 343 848.
No No 14 February 2017
19150110 Spr Norman David Osborne 19 January 2017 Aged 87
Joined the REA in 1988 and was a Life Member of Bournemouth & District Branch.
No No 15 February 2017
22504177 LCpl Kenneth Besant Sheppard 6 January 2017 Aged 83
Currently no further details known
No No 15 February 2017
24726676 Karl Spencer Bennett 1 August 2016 Aged 47
 Currently no further details known
No No 15 February 2017
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. In lieu of flowers, donations to Woking and Sam Beare Hospices
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