Shipmate Spike Milligan, 15 February 2014

Shipmate Spike Milligan
Shipmate Spike Milligan
It is with great sadness that Huntingdon & District Branch announce that shipmate Spike Milligan, our vice Chairman, ‘Crossed the Bar’ on Saturday 15th February 2014.

Spike was a much loved member of the branch, his RN service (1943-1957) saw him taking part in the rescue of HMS Amethyst in April 1949 (whilst serving onboard HMS London), in what became known as ‘The Yangtse Incident’. Spike’s ship and shore bases included HMS Caledonia, HMS Nelson, HMS London, HMS Vernon, HMS Indomitable, HMS Theseus, HMS Newfoundland, HMS Terror, and HMS Gamecock.

Further details of his funeral/memorial service will be published at a later date, for now, we send our condolences to his family, rest in peace shipmate.