The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

Bereavements

Name

Date of Bereavement

Comments

Institution Member

Blythe Sapper

Date Posted

23698965
Sgt
Derek
Watt
26 January 2020 Aged 78
Joined the REA in 2002 and was a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 5 February 2020
22940965
WO1
Michael Walter Dancer
11 December 2019 Aged 84
Joined the REA in 1990 and was a Life Member of Dover Branch.
No No 5 February 2020
14400183
Sgt
Norman Robert
Kent Legion d’honneur
7 December 2019 Aged 96
Joined the REA in 1943 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 5 February 2020
24209107
Sgt
Neil
Mills
7 January 2020 Aged 65
Joined the REA in 1987 and was a Life Member of Monmouth Branch.
No No 5 February 2020
2047129
Sgt
Arthur Leonard Ringwood
1 January 2020 Aged 98
Joined the REA in 2013 and was a Life Member of Andover & Winchester Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
22187623
Spr
Thomas Arthur Jacobs
N/K
   Joined the REA in 1990 and was a Life Member of Truro-Cornwall Branch.
 
No No 11 February 2020
22015655
Sgt
Arthur Thomas Brown
28 December 2019 Aged 90
Joined the REA in 1997 and was a Life Member of Birkenhead Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
23316028
SSgt
David Noel
Hughes
18 January 2020 Aged 82
Joined the REA in 1966 and was a Life Member of Birkenhead Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
23141063
Spr
George
Leech
16 January 2020 Aged 85
Joined the REA in 1991 and was a Life Member of Birkenhead Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
23673781
Cpl
Brian
Tapson
16 January 2020 Aged 80
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Medway Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
22774772
Spr
David Maurice
Brown
17 January 2020 Aged 85
Currently no further details known
  No 11 February 2020
563780 Capt (Retd)
Nigel
Cooke
6 February 2020 Aged 54
Currently no further details known
Yes   11 February 2020
430483
Col
David C
Whitten
29 October 2019 Aged 87
Currently no further details known
No   11 February 2020
22899605
Cpl
Charles John Chesterton
8 January 2020 Aged 88
Joined the REA in 1997 and was a Life Member of Minley Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
491642
Lt Col (Retd)
Dennis Frederick Tyson
Tucker
18 December 2019 Aged 85
Currently no further details known
No   11 February 2020
24077520
Sgt
John Edward Patterson
24 January 2020 Aged 72
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Minley Branch.
No No 11 February 2020
24362375
Cpl
Paul Frederick Whitehead
November 2019
 Aged 61
Currently no further details known
 
No No 18 February 2020
251674
Maj
Peter Victor
Moore OBE
October or November 2019
Currently no further details known 
 
No   18 February 2020
22787791
Spr
Edward John Nicholson
25 November 2019
Aged 86
Currently no further details known 
 
No No 18 February 2020
2015616
Cpl
Jacob
Richman
2019
 Currently no further details known
 
No No 18 February 2020
Lt
Tobias (Tony)
Hitman
20 December 2019
Aged 92
 Currently no further details known
 
Yes Yes 18 February 2020
450424
Lt
Michael H
Watson
16 November 2019 Aged 89
 Currently no further details known
Yes   18 February 2020
21049268
Spr
Derek Russell John Catling
16 January 2020 Aged 90
Joined the REA in 2006 and was a Life Member of Lowestoft & District Branch.
No No 18 February 2020
25066732
Grant Benjamin Devonshire
26 January 2020 Aged 43
 Currently no further details known
No No 18 February 2020
22232777
Spr
William Edmond Glynn
10 February 2020 Aged 89
Currently no further details known
No No 20 February 2020
24179531
Spr
Terence Charles
Hine
7 December 2019 Aged 65
Joined the REA in 1972 and was a Life Member of Plymouth Branch
No No 20 February 2020
22264698
Spr
Reginald
Smith
19 February 2020 Aged 89
Joined the REA in 2009 and was a Life Member of Brighton Branch.
No No 20 February 2020
23171047
Spr
Michael E L
Pont
12 January 2020  Aged 83
Life Member of Crawley Branch.
No No 21
February 2020
467542 Col (Retd)
Mike R
Cooper
20 February 2020
Aged 79
Currently no further details known
 
    24
February 2020
414720
Maj Gen
Bill
Withall CB
20 February 2020
Aged 91
Currently no further details known
 
Yes   24
February 2020
481225
Lt Col
Alexander (Alec) Nesbitt
27 January 2020
Aged 89
Currently no further details known
 
Yes   4 March 2020
064544
Maj Gen
I H
Lyall Grant
29 February 2020 Aged 104 
Currently no further details known
Yes   4 March 2020
553854
Capt Geoffrey Speight
4 January 2020
Currently no further details known
 
No   6 March 2020
1894233
Sgt
Ernest Harry
Foard MM
25 December 2019 Aged 104
Currently no further details known
No No 6 March 2020
21187335
Spr
Herbert Ernest Bamforth BEM
24 February 2020 Aged 89
Joined the REA in 2003 and was a Life Member of Bridlington Branch.
No No 9 March 2020
14062355 Reginald Dennis
Whibley
4 March 2020 Currently no further details known No   11 March 2020
443552
Lt Col
D G F
Rycroft
Early 2020
Aged 84
 Currently no further details known
 
Yes   16 March 2020
Mrs Gillian D Northey
Widow of the late Lt Col
Neville J
Northey
 9 March 2020 Mother of Diana, David, Charles (also RE) and
Grandmother of Dominic and  James Northey.
Private family cremation with Thanksgiving Service to be held at a later date. 
Donations to British Heart Foundation or please plant a tree.
No   16 March 2020
Eithné Summers
Wife of
Lt Col (Retd) David Summers
7 March 2020 Peacefully at home with her close family around her after finally losing her 22-year battle with cancer.   and children Annabel and Nick. Loved and sadly missed by all her family and friends. No   17 March 2020
19140749 LCpl
John Allen Watts
2 March 2020
 Aged 91
 Currently no further details known
 
No No 18 March 2020
1931869 SSgt
Donald Frederick Macfarlane
18 March 2020 Aged 90
 Currently no further details known
No No 20 March 2020
477816
Lt Gen Sir Anthony David Pigott
KCB CBE
19 March 2020 Aged 75
Died very peacefully. Beloved husband of Felicity, much loved father of Anna, Jamie and Matthew and grandfather of Rose, Marina and Charles. Family funeral followed by a Thanksgiving Service to be held in Wiltshire at a later date.
Yes   23 March 2020