The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

Bereavements

Name

Date of Bereavement

Comments

Institution Member

Blythe Sapper

Date Posted

23551925
Spr
James
Farrier
5 November 2020 Aged 83
Joined the REA in 2000 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
24038708
Sgt
David
Carroll
23 November 2020 Aged 76
Joined the REA in 2006 and was a Life Member of Birkenhead Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
23860267
Graham
Stoker
 29 November 2020 Aged 77
Currently no further details known
No   6 January 2021
22188357
Spr
Roy Brian
Robinson
28 November 2020 Aged 89
Joined the REA in 2005 and was a Life Member of Bournemouth & District Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
23460847
Jim
Davis
15 November 2020 Currently no further details known No   6 January 2021
22522913
WO2
Stanley William
Fuller
(In-Pensioner, Royal Hospital Chelsea)
10 December 2020 Aged 88
Currently no further details known
No No 6 January 2021
22521948
Cpl
James Charles Riches
26 November 2020 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 1980 and was President of Chepstow Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
30213645
Spr
Nicholas
Edwards
30 November 2020
 Aged 27
Currently no further details known
 
Yes No 6 January 2021
25050194
LCpl
Dany
Forster
4 December 2020 Aged 45
Joined the REA in 1997 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch. 
No No 6 January 2021
22826326
Cpl
Michael William Reader
9 December 2020 Aged 86
Joined the REA in 2010 and was a Life Member of Lowestoft & District Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
2093290
Spr
Cecil Norman
Starr Legion d’honneur
11 December 2020 Aged 99
Joined the REA in 2006 and was a Life Member of Bath & West Wiltshire Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
19142627
Spr
Dennis William Rowley
12 December 2020 Aged 91
Joined the REA in 1997 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 6 January 2021
24226665
Cpl
Vince
Laybourne
20 December 2020 Aged 65
Currently no further details known
No No 6 January 2021
1929840
Spr
Norman Garfield
Dickson
Legion d’honneur
29 December 2020 Aged 89
Currently no further details known
No No 12 January 2021
24648133
Spr
David Alexander Bass
6 December 2020 Aged 54
Joined the REA in 1984 and was a Life Member of Junior Leaders Branch.
No No 12 January 2021
23309945
Anthony Colin Gibbs
 January 2021 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 2004 and was a Life Member of Solent & District Branch.
No   12 January 2021
23890510
LCpl
William
Seager-Hillier
14 December 2020 Aged 78.      
Joined the REA in 1967 and was Chairman of Derby & District Branch.
No No 13 January 2021
23867216
WO2
Barrie
Owens
21 December 2020 Aged 74 
Joined the REA in 1964 and was a Life Member of Medway Branch.
No No 13 January 2021
24066674
Spr
Derek James Emerson
15 December 2020 Aged 72
Currently no further details known
No No 13 January 2021
14504333
WO2
Samuel Irvine
Rae
6 January 2021 Aged 96
Joined the REA in 2009 and was a Life Member of Dundee Branch.
No No 13 January 2021
502869
Maj
Michael Brian Earnshaw
3 January 2021 Aged 82
Joined the REA in 2012 and was a Life Member of Reading & West Berkshire Branch.  
Yes   13 January 2021
23261922
Spr
William Thomas Harris
10 January 2021 Aged 86
Joined the REA in 2012 and was a Life Member of St Helens Branch.
No No 13 January 2021
23993861
David
Graham
N/K     
Joined the REA in 1964 and was a Life Member of Newcastle & District Branch.
 
No   13 January 2021
24160601
LCpl
Malcolm D A
Smith
  Currently no further details known No   20 January 2021
24246825
Maj
David John Starling
11 January 2021 Aged 66
Currently no further details known
Yes   20 January 2021
23476539
WO2
William Henry Skeel
3 January 2021 Aged 81  
Joined the REA in 1977 and was a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 20 January 2021
22983914
Sgt
Arthur
Kerr
4 January 2021 Aged 80
Joined the REA in 1984 and was a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 20 January 2021
23701263
Spr
Barry
Kingsbury
  Currently no further details known No No 20 January 2021
23489727
SSgt
Howard
Pattison
2 August 2019 Aged 79
Currently no further details known
No No 20 January 2021
22568595
WO2
Peter Graham Kime
7 September 2019 Aged 83
Currently no further details known
No No 20 January 2021
439963
Maj
Brian
Cameron
16 December 2020
 Aged 86
Currently no further details known
 
Yes   20 January 2021
23136782
Spr
Wilfred Joseph Liptrot
1 January 2021 Aged 86
Joined the REA in 1993 and was a Life Member of St Helens Branch.
No No 20 January 2021
23902608
Cpl
Frank Laurie Topham
10 January 2021 Aged 76
Joined the REA in 2017 and was a Life Member of Bath & West Wiltshire Branch.
No No 20 January 2021
492960
Maj (Retd)
D M J (David) Kirby
19 January 2021 Aged 70
Currently no further details known
Yes   26 January 2021
527443
Maj (Retd)
Graham W
Merrett
14 January 2021
Aged 72
Currently no further details known
 
Yes   26 January 2021
19054301
WO2
John Fee
Gordon
28 or 29 October 2020 Aged 88
Currently no further details known
No No 27 January 2021
2118149
Cpl
Ronald Percival Cross MBE
20 January 2021 Aged 100
Joined the REA in 1988 and was a Life Member of Solent & District Branch.
No No 27 January 2021
22526283
524826
 Maj
George
Horton
7 July 2019 Aged 84
Currently no further details known
No   27 January 2021
23818721
Spr
Ronald George Murray
30 August 2020 Aged 80
Joined the REA in 1998 and was a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 28 January 2021
 24098404
Gerald F Warburton
9 January 2021 Aged 70
Currently no further details known
No   4 February 2021
23662686
Cpl
John
Kane
13 January 2021
Aged 86
Currently no further details known
 
No No 4 February 2021
24504633
Mark John
Heavens
4 January 2021 Aged 57
Currently no further details known
No   5 February 2021
30334349
Spr
Harvey R
Schofield
26 December 2020  Aged 18
Currently no further details known 
    5 February 2021
24529371
Sgt
A D
Tickle 
  Currently no further details known No No 5 February 2021
24009981
Maurice John Theakston
30 November 2020
Aged 77 
Currently no further details known
 
No   5 February 2021
22192324
Gerald
Hicks
18 January 2021
Aged 89
Currently no further details known
 
No   5 February 2021
19172859
Spr
John Frederick Leonard
Shaw
29 January 2021 Aged 91  
Joined the REA in 1969 and was a Life Member of Monmouth Branch.
No No 5 February 2021
22337356
Spr
Anthony Peter Staffieri
2 February 2021 Aged 89
Joined the REA in 2008 and was a Life Member of Bath & West Wiltshire Branch.
No No 5 February 2021
504368
Capt
Vincent John
Byrne
25 January 2021  Aged 76 
Joined the REA in 1985 and was a Life Member of Dundee Branch.
No   5 February 2021
30096521
LCpl
Matthew
Wheeldon
19 January 2021 Aged 30
Joined the REA in 2018 and was a Life Member of Nottingham Branch.
No No 5 February 2021
14541917
Spr
Stanley Richard Powis
20 January 2021
Aged 97
Currently no further details known
 
No No 5 February 2021
397957
Maj (Retd)
Derek
Knight
October 2020

Aged 90

No   8 February 2021
Mrs Joanna Mawdesley Burrows
(widow of the late Lt Col T R Burrows)
3 January 2021 Currently no further details known     8 February 2021
Mrs Margery Davall
wife of
439061
Lt Col
Pat
Davall 
31 January 2021

Currently no further details known

    9 February 2021
24028549
Spr
David
Chandler
30 January 2021 Aged 74
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Central London Branch.
No No 9 February 2021
23208341
Samuel
Murray
NK Currently no further details known No   11 February 2021
4803257
Sgt
George Richard Williams
NK      
Joined the REA in 1947 and was a Life Member of Derby & District Branch.
 
No No 11 February 2021
426911
Lt Col
John Samuel Himbury
5 January 2021 Aged 88
Joined the REA in 2002 and was a Life Member of Military Survey (Geo) Branch.
Yes   12 February 2021
307721
Brig
Stanley T
Baldry MBE
8 February 2021

Aged 95
Currently no further details known
Yes   15 February 2021
Capt Robert
Earnshaw
Murray-Willis
6 February 2021 Aged 68
Currently no further details known
No   16 February 2021
24028509
SSgt
Malcolm Stanley Ayers MBE
6 February 2021 Aged 74
Joined the REA in 2019 and was a Life Member of Hartlepool Branch.
No No 18 February 2021
1898627
Spr
Thomas
Hicks
24 January 2021
Aged 101
Currently no further details known
 
No No 18 February 2021
14352337
Spr
Dennis Joseph Durkin
25 January 2021
 Aged 86
Currently no further details known
 
No No 19 February 2021
23837070
LCpl
John Lennox Benney
January 2021 Aged 80
Currently no further details known
No No 22 February 2021
23701543
SSgt
Tom
Carter
11 January 2021

Aged 80
Birmingham REA from 1990 until he moved from the area.

No No 22 February 2021
22429364
David Hugh Bradbrooke
23 January 2021
 Aged 88
Currently no further details known
 
No No 5 March 2021
531592
Capt
Richard Francis Champion
11 February 2021
Aged 74
Currently no further details known
 
No   5 March 2021
524051
Capt
Edwin Barrie
Pettitt
12 February 2021
 Aged 77
Currently no further details known
 
No   5 March 2021
23751292
WO1
Walter Roy
Morgan
19 February 2021 Aged 79
Joined the REA in 2005 and was Treasurer of Birkenhead Branch.
Yes No 5 March 2021
24328150
Peter R
Jaftha
11 December 2020 Aged 62
Currently no further details known
No   5 March 2021
24587030
TS
Dodds
7 November 2020 Aged 58
Currently no further details known
No   5 March 2021
368316
Lt
Richard William Vaughan
Norton
1 March 2021 Aged 96
Joined the REA in 1946 and was a Life Member of Brighton Branch.
No   5 March 2021
24317548
SSgt
Hamish Allan Fotheringhame
3 March 2021 Aged 63
Joined the REA in 1976 and was a Life Member of Medway Branch.
No No 5 March 2021
24019513
WO2
Geoffrey Lawrence Stone
1 March 2021 Aged 73
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Gibraltar Branch.
No No 5 March 2021