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Those who have died during the last year
Date of Death Name Notes Sqn Photo
2017        
30th July 2017 Captain and Flt Lt "Thommy" Thomson (Retd). Thanks to Keith Piggott we have sadly learnt of the death of Captain Alexander "Thommy" Thompson on 30Jul17 aged 84.   A celebration of Thommy's life will take place on Thursday 10th August at 1pm at Great Grimsby Crematorium, Weelsby Avenue, Grimsby, DN32 0BA.   Family flowers only please.   Donations in lieu if so desired may be sent to Dementia UK, Second Floor 356 Holloway Road London LN7 6PA.   Enquiries to Mashfords Funeral Service Cleethorpes Tel 01472 200004.   A reception after will take place at Humberston Country Club Humberston Avenue Humberston DN36 4SX.   NB Val, Thommy's widow, would much appreciate knowing the numbers attending the service, please email Keith Piggott who will pass on messages piggott01@btinternet.com . Pilot 118 and 93 Sqn 118-Nov55 to Jun57; 93-Sep57 to Mar58. TommyThomson.jpg, 5671 bytes
10th September 2017 Wg Cdr "Q" Quintin Miles Bayley Oswell (Retd). Thanks to Al Pollock learnt the sad news of the death of Wg. Cdr "Q" Quintin Miles Bayley Oswell who died at home on 10 September 2017, aged 81.   Darling husband of Ingerid and adored father of Isabel.   Private funeral. Pilot 4 Sqn 27Feb57 to aft 28Sep57.
18th November 2017 Keith K W Payne (Retd). Thanks to his son Matthew we learnt the sad news of the death of Keith Payne who died 18th November 2017, aged 88. Outer Basket.  Ex 16 Sqn, Celle. Sep52 to Apr56.
26th December 2017 Hr Gunter Kipp. Thanks to Roger Lindsay we learnt the sad news of the death of Gunter Kipp who died from a massive brain haemorrhage on 26th December. He was in hospital at that time recovering from injuries sustained from an accident. Outer Basket.   Co-author of  "RAF Hunters in Germany"
2018        
8th January 2018 Flt Lt Peter Foyle Hunwick (Retd). Thanks to the Daily Telegraph we have learnt the sad news of the death of Pete Hunwick.   Peter died peacefully on 8th January 2018 , aged 84. Much loved father of Robert and Natasha and husband of Tania.   A Thanksgiving Service will be held at St. Lawrence's Hungerford, Berks on 28th February at 11 a.m.   All enquries to Dianne Mackinder Funeral Services. Outer Basket.   Co-author of  "RAF Hunters in Germany" PeteHunwick.jpg, 1653 bytes
About 2013 Flying Officer "Barney" B J Concannon Thanks to his wife we have learnt the sad news of the death of Barney Concannon.   He is believed to have died about 5 years ago. No 112 Squadron pilot. BarneyConcannon.jpg, 6025 bytes
23rd February 2018 Tim T J McElhaw (Retd) Thanks to his wife we have learnt the sad news of the death of Tim McElhaw. Commanding Officer 4 Sqn 2Sep57 to 12Mar59. TimMcelhaw.jpg, 1661 bytes
28th May 2018 Sqn Ldr. Bill W B C Ritchie MBE Thanks to Eric Pigdon we have learnt the sad news of the death of Bill Ritchie.   Bill died on 28 May at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following complications from a hip fracture. No other details known.   The funeral is to be on Thursday 7 June at Baldorrach Crematorium, Crathes at 14:30. 93 Sqn pilot.   25Nov53 to 19Nov56. BillRitchie.jpg, 6725 bytes
13th June 2018 John F Farley OBE AFC (Retd) Thanks to the Daily Telegraph learnt the sad news of th death of John Farley on 13th June 2018. 4 Sqn pilot.    20May58 to 14Nov60. JohnFarley.jpg, 8686 bytes