Category: Crossing the bar

Shipmate Ron Woods, funeral arrangements and invitation

On Wednesday 17th April 2019, No 6 Area shipmates were informed that our former No 6 Area Treasurer, S/M Ron Woods, had Crossed the Bar at 1100 that morning. Ron was our Area Treasurer for over 15 years, retiring in 2016 due to ill health. His Branch, Aldenham merged with Luton & Dunstable Branch a …

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Shipmate John Reynolds, Crossed the Bar, 11 February 2019

Shipmate Barry Adams of Welwyn Garden City Branch, Royal Naval Association, has passed the sad news that shipmate John Reynolds has Crossed the Bar on the 11th February 2019. SM John was a Life Members of the WGC Club and had been a loyal member for over 45 years. Over his time, he had undertaken …

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S/M Keith Jones, Chairman Chesham & Amersham Branch RNA, has sadly Crossed the Bar

S/M Tim Pridham, Chesham & Amersham Branch, Royal Naval Association has the sad message for shipmates: Sadly, our Branch Chairman S/M Keith Jones, crossed the bar last Saturday, 23rd of February. S/M Keith Jones, LS(S), served in the RN from 1971-1981.  He joined HMS Ganges in November 1972.  Keith served in HMS HARDY, BRISTOL, SHEFFIELD, …

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Harry Eddy – Legion d’Honneur; Crossed the Bar, May 2018

It is with great regret that the St Neots branch have to report that S/M Harry Eddy, aged 95, crossed the bar during May this year. Harry was a D Day veteran acting as a Wireman in Mark 4 Tank Landing Craft, a very under reported arm of the R.N. One of his duties was …

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Funeral Service: John Baldwin

On Thursday 3rd May 2018, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended the funeral of John Baldwin, a former Royal Naval veteran who had died with no family to attend the service. A call had been put out by the Reverend Simon Whittaker, Padre of Cambridge RNA, for former service personnel to give John (who …

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Shipmate Les Brown has Crossed the Bar

Letchworth Branch have the sad duty to report that their President, S/M Les Brown has Crossed the Bar. Further details about Les, his life in the RN and with the RNA, will be updated shortly. His funeral will take place on Thursday 26th April 2018 at St George’s Church, Norton Way, Letchworth, at 1530. Standard …

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Shipmate Don Camp, Peterborough RNA, Crossed the Bar, 3 March 2018

It is with deep regret and sadness that Peterborough Branch, Royal Naval Association, announce that shipmate Don Camp ‘Crossed the Bar’ on Saturday 3rd March 2018. Don was very much an active member of the Branch, he always supported events with a happy and generous disposition. Don’s funeral will be held at 2.00pm on Monday …

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Funeral Service, Rod Morison RM

Shipmates from Huntingdon Branch were saddened to hear that Rod Morison MM RN had Crossed the Bar on the 13th February 2018. Rod was a regular stall holder at St Ives Armed Forces Day (and other events around the country) where he made friends with members of the branch. Rod’s funeral took place at Cambridge …

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Call for mourners, shipmate Chris Weaver’s funeral Friday 23rd February 2018

Over the last few years, shipmate Penny Jarvis has been working with an ex-RN ‘gentleman’ after finding him homeless. Penny was a Veteran Support Officer and had known Chris for some time now. Sadly, Chris died at the beginning of January, his funeral will take place at North Herts Crematorium, Holwell, Nr Hitchin (at 1000). …

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Shipmate Jim McKay has Crossed the Bar, 24 September 2017

It is with deep sadness that Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, announce that our shipmate, Jim McKay has Crossed the Bar. S/M Jim McKay was a much loved member of Huntingdon & District Branch, along with S/M Monica McKay, the pair always took part in branch events when they were able to, sadly …

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