Monthly Archives: January 2017

Peter Spindler – 18.01.2017

Peter Spindler, passed away on Wednesday 18th January 2017, following his long illness, aged 79 years. At 15 years of age, Pete joined the Navy and served on many ships and submarines mainly as an Asdic and Radio operator. After

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Martin Boskett – 04.01.2017

Martin (Boz) Boskett passed away on Wednesday 4th January 2017 aged 66 years. Martin passed at Bristol Royal Infirmary after a long illness. He joined Gloucestershire Fire Service as a Junior Fireman in 1966 and was posted to Cheltenham in 1968

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Robert Pittard – 27.12.2016

Robert Pittard passed away on 27th December 2016, aged 95 years. Seventeen-year-old Robert Charles Pittard joined the Royal Navy in 1938 and was serving HMS Basilisk, when in 1940, she was sunk off the coast of Dunkirk, whilst assisting with

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Photos from the 1910s

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