The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

Bereavements

Name

Date of Bereavement

Comments

Institution Member

Blythe Sapper

Date Posted

22475995 James
Appleton
16 September 2019 Currently no further details known No   25 November 2019
190518
Maj
Dennis
Knight MBE Legion d’honneur
5 November 2019 Aged 99
Joined the REA in 1943 and was a Life Member of Central London Branch.
No   25 November 2019
23536017
Spr
Peter
Hudson
16 November 2019 Aged 78
Joined the REA in 2018 and was a Life Member of Newcastle & District Branch.
No No 29 November 2019
Capt
David Williamson
November 2019 Aged 94
Currently no further details known
Yes   2 December 2019
Terrel Wyatt  21 November Aged 92 
Currently no further details known
No Yes 2 December 2019
14435747
WO2
Robin Ewart Leslie
Brown
25 November 2019 Aged 93
Joined the REA in 1994 and was a Life Member of Medway Branch.
 
No No 2 December 2019
14413861 Ronald Ernest Wareham 30 August 2013 Aged 58
Currently no further details known
No No 5 December 2019
23890278
WO2
Joseph William Hasnip
4 October 2019  Aged 79 
Joined the REA in 1983 and was a former Chairman of Lichfield & Tamworth Branch and Life Member of Amphibious Engineers Branch.
No No 5 December 2019
2093495
Sgt
Dennis Harry Randall
10 November 2019 Aged 98
Joined the REA in 2006 and was a Life Member of Bath & West Wiltshire Branch.
No No 13 December 2019
23236554
Sgt
Ronnie
Beck
25 November 2019 Aged 82
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Wakefield Branch.
No No 16 December 2019
24130081
SSgt
Brian
Tooze
22 November 2019 Aged 67
Joined the REA in 1970 and was a Life Member of Maidstone Branch.
No No 16 December 2019
1876018
Spr
Thomas Louis Gilzean MBE
4 November 2019
 Aged 99
Currently no further details known
 
No No 16 December 2019
24077849
Spr
George
Whyte
29 November 2019 Aged 70
Joined the REA in 1966 and was a Life Member of Birkenhead Branch.
No No 16 December 2019
Lt Col
Peter Harold Ledgley
29 November 2019 Aged 91
Currently no further details known
Yes Yes 16 December 2019
24057876
R
Hopkins
15 October 2019 Aged 73
Currently no further details known
Yes No 17 December 2019
6287061 SSgt
Eric
Welch
3 December 2019 Aged 98
Currently no further details known
No No 19 December 2019
23716675 SSgt
John Watson Russell
5 December 2019
 Aged 78
Currently no further details known
 
No No 19 December 2019
527427 Maj
Trevor Richard Andrews
14 December 2019 Aged 73
Currently no further details known
No   2 January 2020
23859713 
Sgt Anthony Milton Evans
2019

Joined the REA in 1968 and was a Life Member of Swansea Branch.
 
No No 2 January 2020
22053029 Cpl Raymond James Luxton 2019
Aged 89
Joined the REA in 2005 and was a Life Member of Bristol Branch.
 
No No 3 January 2019
25062631 WO1 (RSM) Leighton John
Bull
6 December 2019 Aged 45
Currently no further details known
Yes No 3 January 2019
24432488
Sgt
Paul
Wilkinson
2019 Aged 60
Exact date of death is not known.  Mr Wilkinson is thought to have passed away late 2019 whilst living in Switzerland.
No No 7 January 2019
443435
Maj
Peter James
Ewing MBE
  Currently no further details known Yes   7 January 2019
22201209 WO2
Ian Stuart Pearson
26 August 2019
 Currently no further details known
 
No No 7 January 2019
23860943 WO2
Ronald Bell BEM
27 October 2019  Currently no further details known No No 7 January 2019
23734100 SSgt
Terence
Cooke
10 November 2019  Aged 80
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of HQ Branch.
No No 7 January 2019
482000
Lt Col (Retd)
Cyril Charles  Hastings MBE
24 December 2019  Aged 92
Currently no further details known
Yes   8 January 2019
General Sir George Cooper GCB MC DL  6 January 2020 Aged 94
Currently no further details known
Yes   8 January 2019
403385
Brig (Retd)
F G
Barton CBE
19 December 2019  Aged 90
Currently no further details known
Yes   8 January 2019
14475043
B A S
Blackie
23 December 2019 Aged 73
Currently no further details known
No   8 January 2019
23623418
SSgt
Robert Ferguson Craig Connon
20 December 2019 Aged 81
Joined the REA in 2008 and was a Life Member of Newcastle & District Branch.
No No 8 January 2019
Maj
Denis James
Millington
22 December 2019  Aged 88
Currently no further details known
Yes   8 January 2019
Lt Col (Retd)
Peter
Lawson
Dell MBE
21 December 2019 Aged 85
The funeral will take place at Woollensbrook Crematorium on Friday 24 January at 1200hrs and afterwards, a Commemoration of a life well lived at the Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green, Herts. Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society for research. 
Yes Yes 9 January 2019
24468616 LCpl Jeffrey Peter Smalldon 4 November 2019 Aged 61
Joined the REA in 1978 and was a Life Member of Taunton Branch.
No No 9 January 2019
23722702 Sgt
Peter Walker
11 December 2019 Aged 77
Joined the REA in 1967 and was a Life Member of Andover & Winchester Branch.
No No 10 January 2019
24270309 Sgt Stephen Gordon Wilkinson 14 May 1987  
Aged 30
Currently no further details known
 
No No 11 January 2019
Col Andrew Neville
Brearley-Smith
OBE
1 January 2020 Aged 91
Peacefully in St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester.  Adored by wife Anne and as father, grandfather and great grandfather and held in much affection by friends and colleagues.  Requiem Mass held at Arundel Cathedral on Friday 24 January.
Yes   13 January 2019
502684
Maj
A P Sowerby
7 December 2019 Aged 85
Funeral will take place on 22 January 2020 at Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Rd, Woking, GU21 8TJ , at 1100hrs
Yes   13 January 2019
23708282 WO2 Thomas Edward O’Grady 4 January 2020 Aged 80
Joined the REA in 1968 and was a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 13 January 2019
22131575 Cpl
Peter Alistair Wilkinson
3 January 2020 Aged 88
Joined the REA in 1987.  Was President of Blackpool Branch and a Life Member of Postal & Courier Branch.
No No 13 January 2019
14464217 Maj
David James Howells
21 December 2019 Aged 92
Currently no further details known
No   14 January 2019