Blues and Royals Obituaries

It is with much regret that the Honorary Secretary announces the death of the following Old Comrades, we offer our sincere condolences to all members of their families.

May they Rest in Peace.

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Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24220343
Rank
LCpl
Name
P
Slater
Service From
September 1971
Service To
February 1978
Date of Death
April 9, 2024
Age
67
Regiment
RHG
Number
23373746
Rank
Tpr
Name
HW
Cooper
Service From
March 1957
Service To
March 1959
Date of Death
April 1, 2024
Age
87
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24304037
Rank
F/LCpl
Name
D
Tonge
Service From
September 1972
Service To
May 1978
Date of Death
March 31, 2024
Age
70
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23929012
Rank
CoH
Name
TG
Collett
Service From
April 1963
Service To
September 1979
Date of Death
March 20, 2024
Age
79
Regiment
RHG
Number
Unknown
Rank
Cpl
Name
J
Chapple
Service From
Unknown
Service To
Unknown
Date of Death
March 7, 2024
Age
75
Regiment
RHG
Number
23879691
Rank
Capt
Name
N
Lewis-Baker
Service From
February 1963
Service To
January 1968
Date of Death
March 3, 2024
Age
78
Regiment
1RD
Number
461500
Rank
Capt
Name
A
Stanley-Smith
Service From
January 1959
Service To
July 1966
Date of Death
March 3, 2024
Age
85
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24448324
Rank
Tpr
Name
S
Turnbull
Service From
October 1978
Service To
January 1984
Date of Death
February 8, 2024
Age
61
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
400100
Rank
Lt General
Name
RMH
Vickers KCB CVO OBE
Service From
March 1947
Service To
October 1983
Date of Death
February 6, 2024
Age
95
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24393545
Rank
Tpr
Name
AB
Simpkin
Service From
August 1976
Service To
March 1983
Date of Death
February 3, 2024
Age
63
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24239359
Rank
Tpr
Name
PK
Gillard
Service From
October 1972
Service To
March 1979
Date of Death
February 1, 2024
Age
66
Regiment
1RD
Number
Unknown
Rank
Lt
Name
J
Wilkinson
Service From
August 1959
Service To
August 1961
Date of Death
January 22, 2024
Age
89
Regiment
RHG
Number
428198
Rank
Cornet
Name
R
Herbert
Service From
1952
Service To
1954
Date of Death
January 12, 2024
Age
89
Regiment
RHG
Number
22556944
Rank
CoH
Name
PC
Stanford
Service From
1955
Service To
1969
Date of Death
December 29, 2023
Age
87
Regiment
RHG
Number
23045552
Rank
LCpl
Name
D
Bellcham
Service From
1954
Service To
1957
Date of Death
December 23, 2023
Age
87
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23861155
Rank
LCoH
Name
R
Sowter
Service From
1961
Service To
1975
Date of Death
December 17, 2023
Age
77
Regiment
1RD
Number
23621710
Rank
Cpl
Name
K
Mitchell
Service From
1959
Service To
1965
Date of Death
December 16, 2023
Age
85
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24011630
Rank
SCpl
Name
C
Rose
Service From
1964
Service To
1986
Date of Death
December 12, 2023
Age
77
Regiment
1RD
Number
23782274
Rank
Cpl
Name
M
Cole
Service From
1960
Service To
1965
Date of Death
December 10, 2023
Age
81
Regiment
1RD
Number
23626539
Rank
Tpr
Name
J
Atkins
Service From
1959
Service To
1961
Date of Death
December 9, 2023
Age
84
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24540397
Rank
WO2
Name
D
Dixon
Service From
1981
Service To
2005
Date of Death
December 6, 2023
Age
59
Regiment
1RD
Number
460668
Rank
Lt
Name
DW
Williams Wynn
Service From
1958
Service To
1963
Date of Death
November 18, 2023
Age
83
Regiment
RHG
Number
22205799
Rank
Tpr
Name
M
Thacker
Service From
1951
Service To
1954
Date of Death
November 13, 2023
Age
89
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23991605
Rank
LCpl
Name
P
Cooksey
Service From
1965
Service To
1977
Date of Death
November 12, 2023
Age
77
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24256075
Rank
LCpl
Name
C
Hoyle
Service From
May 1972
Service To
October 1978
Date of Death
November 3, 2023
Age
67
Regiment
RHG
Number
306601
Rank
Cpl
Name
K
Arnold
Service From
1944
Service To
1948
Date of Death
October 14, 2023
Age
97
Regiment
RHG
Number
22556633
Rank
CoH
Name
VWG
Robinson
Service From
February 1954
Service To
February 1966
Date of Death
October 12, 2023
Age
87
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
443537
Rank
Col
Name
H
Pitman
Service From
1955
Service To
1981
Date of Death
October 11, 2023
Age
88
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
22205508
Rank
WO1
Name
JA
Clarke MBE
Service From
March 1950
Service To
July 1988
Date of Death
October 11, 2023
Age
91
Regiment
1RD
Number
Unknown
Rank
Tpr
Name
J
Donald
Service From
1946
Service To
1949
Date of Death
September 21, 2023
Age
94
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
481252
Rank
Maj
Name
DTL
Hardy
Service From
1965
Service To
1994
Date of Death
September 17, 2023
Age
76
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23905054
Rank
LCpl
Name
K
Notridge
Service From
1962
Service To
1971
Date of Death
September 11, 2023
Age
76
Regiment
RHG
Number
23215956
Rank
Tpr
Name
PN
Thomas
Service From
1959
Service To
1969
Date of Death
September 11, 2023
Age
83
Regiment
1RD
Number
22386280
Rank
Tpr
Name
DP
Stickland
Service From
1950
Service To
1952
Date of Death
September 4, 2023
Age
93
Regiment
1RD
Number
23717350
Rank
Cpl
Name
ND
Best
Service From
1959
Service To
1965
Date of Death
September 2, 2023
Age
84
Regiment
RHG
Number
23215473
Rank
LCpl
Name
A J
King
Service From
1957
Service To
1963
Date of Death
August 31, 2023
Age
84
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23215130
Rank
WO2
Name
W
Warren
Service From
1964
Service To
1980
Date of Death
August 21, 2023
Age
85
Regiment
RHG
Number
238796680
Rank
Tpr
Name
E
Holliday
Service From
Jan-63
Service To
Feb-66
Date of Death
August 20, 2023
Age
79
Regiment
1RD
Number
22561897
Rank
SCpl
Name
N
Thorpe
Service From
January 1952
Service To
December 1968
Date of Death
August 16, 2023
Age
94
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23875039
Rank
WO2
Name
H
Reid
Service From
Sep-61
Service To
Jul-86
Date of Death
July 27, 2023
Age
77
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
Tpr
Name
R
Noddles
Service From
1974
Service To
1979
Date of Death
July 23, 2023
Age
67
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23835416
Rank
CoH
Name
T
Benn
Service From
Sep-60
Service To
Sep-81
Date of Death
July 16, 2023
Age
80
Regiment
1RD
Number
Unknown
Rank
Sgt
Name
D
Hore
Service From
Unknown
Service To
Unknown
Date of Death
June 7, 2023
Age
83
Regiment
RHG
Number
23865741
Rank
Tpr
Name
RB
Bentley
Service From
Nov-61
Service To
Nov-67
Date of Death
May 29, 2023
Age
80
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
SCpl
Name
A
Grice
Service From
Unknown
Service To
Unknown
Date of Death
May 26, 2023
Age
45
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
474827
Rank
Lt Colonel
Name
S
Olivier
Service From
Nov-63
Service To
Nov-91
Date of Death
May 18, 2023
Age
79
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24024167
Rank
Cpl
Name
G
Sedgwick
Service From
Oct-64
Service To
Dec-76
Date of Death
May 17, 2023
Age
79
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
Lt
Name
G
Tait
Service From
Jan-57
Service To
Dec-64
Date of Death
April 19, 2023
Age
86
Regiment
RHG
Number
21000018
Rank
Cpl
Name
R
Taylor
Service From
Aug-47
Service To
Mar-54
Date of Death
April 15, 2023
Age
93
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24784605
Rank
Tpr
Name
J
Wyatt
Service From
Nov-89
Service To
Nov-92
Date of Death
March 27, 2023
Age
56
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
Tpr
Name
M
Gamble
Service From
1955
Service To
1957
Date of Death
March 2, 2023
Age
Unknown
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
22556815
Rank
CoH
Name
WC
Desborough
Service From
Sep-54
Service To
Mar-77
Date of Death
February 24, 2023
Age
86
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24540446
Rank
Tpr
Name
KF
Oxtoby
Service From
Jun-81
Service To
Jul-92
Date of Death
February 24, 2023
Age
58
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24239257
Rank
LCoH
Name
K
Johnson
Service From
Apr-72
Service To
Apr-88
Date of Death
February 21, 2023
Age
66
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23923169
Rank
WO1
Name
RA
Fortt
Service From
Apr-64
Service To
Nov-86
Date of Death
February 6, 2023
Age
76
Regiment
1RD
Number
433151
Rank
Capt
Name
DM
Jacobs
Service From
Jan-54
Service To
Jan-62
Date of Death
February 6, 2023
Age
89
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
22556285
Rank
CoH
Name
G
Riddell
Service From
Mar-53
Service To
Oct-73
Date of Death
February 5, 2023
Age
96
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23215641
Rank
SCpl
Name
KR
Freeman
Service From
Jan-58
Service To
Mar-01
Date of Death
January 31, 2023
Age
82
Regiment
RHG
Number
22556901
Rank
Cpl
Name
J
Haycocks
Service From
Jan-54
Service To
Apr-65
Date of Death
January 29, 2023
Age
85
Regiment
RHG
Number
22205772
Rank
Tpr
Name
F
Chandler
Service From
Nov-54
Service To
May-57
Date of Death
January 28, 2023
Age
89
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
Tpr
Name
S
Moody
Service From
1979
Service To
1992
Date of Death
January 12, 2023
Age
63
Regiment
RHG
Number
23081332
Rank
LCpl
Name
CW
Reeves
Service From
Oct-54
Service To
Nov-56
Date of Death
January 11, 2023
Age
85
Regiment
RHG
Number
23215469
Rank
Tpr
Name
CDE
Bazalgette
Service From
May-57
Service To
Oct-61
Date of Death
January 5, 2023
Age
84
Regiment
RHG
Number
474353
Rank
Lt
Name
GN
Van Cutsem
Service From
Jul-63
Service To
Jan-69
Date of Death
December 30, 2022
Age
78
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24118487
Rank
WO2
Name
DA
Chamberlain
Service From
Aug-67
Service To
Jul-90
Date of Death
December 22, 2022
Age
72
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
21124729
Rank
WO2
Name
DJ
Remfrey
Service From
Aug-48
Service To
Jul-90
Date of Death
December 19, 2022
Age
93
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
4900985
Rank
Lt Col
Name
R
Giles Mvo
Service From
Nov-49
Service To
May-86
Date of Death
October 15, 2022
Age
91
Regiment
RHG
Number
22556890
Rank
Tpr
Name
DA
Mobley
Service From
Nov-48
Service To
Feb-56
Date of Death
October 1, 2022
Age
85
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
30347132
Rank
Tpr
Name
J
Burnell-Williams
Service From
Jul-05
Service To
Date of Death
September 28, 2022
Age
18
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23215871
Rank
WO2
Name
H
Burton-Johnson
Service From
Oct-58
Service To
Oct-80
Date of Death
September 1, 2022
Age
83
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24213822
Rank
LCOH
Name
K
Beynon
Service From
Sep-70
Service To
Oct-92
Date of Death
July 15, 2022
Age
71
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
468586
Rank
CAPT
Name
C
Eddison
Service From
Jan-60
Service To
Dec-72
Date of Death
June 25, 2022
Age
80
Regiment
RHG
Number
362170
Rank
LT
Name
D
Barham JP DL
Service From
Sep-44
Service To
Nov-48
Date of Death
June 19, 2022
Age
95
Regiment
RHG
Number
22205930
Rank
CPL
Name
JR
Durham
Service From
Apr-52
Service To
Apr-55
Date of Death
April 6, 2022
Age
88
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23725697
Rank
CoH
Name
J
Davis
Service From
May-05
Service To
May-05
Date of Death
March 7, 2022
Age
77
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
SCPL
Name
C
Elliott
Service From
1986
Service To
2008
Date of Death
February 15, 2022
Age
52
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24263288
Rank
SCPL
Name
W
English
Service From
Apr-73
Service To
Oct-93
Date of Death
February 3, 2022
Age
64
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23861608
Rank
SCpl
Name
D
Catlin
Service From
Mar-61
Service To
Jun-95
Date of Death
January 8, 2022
Age
79
Regiment
RHG
Number
23215464
Rank
Tpr
Name
P
Birkbeck
Service From
Mar-57
Service To
Mar-60
Date of Death
December 4, 2021
Age
83
Regiment
RHG
Number
19178932
Rank
Tpr
Name
J
Ansell
Service From
Apr-47
Service To
Jun-49
Date of Death
November 20, 2021
Age
92
Regiment
RHG
Number
Unknown
Rank
Tpr
Name
D
Burdon
Service From
Apr-05
Service To
May-05
Date of Death
November 5, 2021
Age
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24323265
Rank
CoH
Name
R
Eyre
Service From
Aug-74
Service To
Feb-92
Date of Death
September 27, 2021
Age
63
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23663692
Rank
WO2
Name
R
Birt
Service From
Sep-61
Service To
Sep-83
Date of Death
September 18, 2021
Age
78
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
22205274
Rank
WO1
Name
J
Cowdery
Service From
Jan-49
Service To
Jan-72
Date of Death
August 21, 2021
Age
90
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
23969535
Rank
Tpr
Name
D
Bates
Service From
May-05
Service To
May-05
Date of Death
June 22, 2021
Age
75
Regiment
RHG
Number
445102
Rank
Capt
Name
H
Blake
Service From
Feb-55
Service To
Sep-66
Date of Death
June 21, 2021
Age
85
Regiment
RHG
Number
6099315
Rank
Tpr
Name
C
Foster
Service From
Jun-40
Service To
Aug-48
Date of Death
June 6, 2021
Age
98
Regiment
RHG
Number
23865808
Rank
Tpr
Name
R
Adams
Service From
Oct-61
Service To
Jul-67
Date of Death
June 2, 2021
Age
79
Regiment
RHG
Number
400307
Rank
Lieutenant
Name
R
Black Bt
Service From
Sep-47
Service To
Nov-61
Date of Death
May 22, 2021
Age
92
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
25077020
Rank
Capt
Name
A
Betts
Service From
Mar-98
Service To
May-22
Date of Death
May 19, 2021
Age
40
Regiment
1RD
Number
19031061
Rank
Sgt
Name
R
Fooks
Service From
Aug-46
Service To
Aug-49
Date of Death
April 3, 2021
Age
92
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
Unknown
Rank
Capt
Name
R
Campbell
Service From
May-05
Service To
May-05
Date of Death
April 2, 2021
Age
79
Regiment
1RD
Number
22205516
Rank
Tpr
Name
T
Bywater
Service From
Mar-50
Service To
Apr-56
Date of Death
February 11, 2021
Age
91
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24393386
Rank
Tpr
Name
S
Cook
Service From
Jun-79
Service To
Nov-81
Date of Death
February 7, 2021
Age
61
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24164673
Rank
LCoH
Name
A
Barratt
Service From
Apr-71
Service To
May-83
Date of Death
January 10, 2021
Age
69
Regiment
RHG
Number
19102145
Rank
Tpr
Name
C
Condon
Service From
Jan-47
Service To
Dec-48
Date of Death
April 24, 2020
Age
91
Regiment
RHG/D
Number
24239336
Rank
Tpr
Name
M
Crockford
Service From
Aug-72
Service To
Aug-77
Date of Death
December 1, 2015
Age
58
Regiment
RHG
Number
433034
Rank
Captain
Name
RF
Abel Smith
Service From
Nov-54
Service To
Nov-63
Date of Death
Age
71
Regiment
RHG
Number
305832
Rank
LCpl
Name
PW
Allen
Service From
Jun-41
Service To
Sep-46
Date of Death
Age
74
Regiment
RHG
Number
23215191
Rank
Cpl
Name
FJ
Allen
Service From
Jan-56
Service To
Jan-59
Date of Death
Age
55

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