We have been advised of the death of the following members:
In Pensioner Peter Matthews MBE
Mr Terrence Terry Rutter
Reverend Duncan (Tug) Wilson
Major J D W Reid died on 6th December in the Devon and Exeter Hospital from pneumonia.
Jimmy’s funeral will be held on Tuesday 2nd January in Silverton. It will be in the village church, Church Rd, Silverton, Exeter EX5 4HS at 2pm, and refreshments at The Lamb Inn afterwards.
Major Richard Neve MC
James Jimmy Arnold REME attached 1Buffs, QOb and 2 Queen’s
WO2 Ray Batchelor
Lieutenant Colonel Cecil Timothy Freeman West , O.B.E. Passed away peacefully on 24th July (aged 87). Much loved father of Robin and Nichola, grandfather of Emilia, Otto and Jemima, Rupert and Toby, husband to Juliet and stepfather to James and Elizabeth. Funeral service at St. Martins, Horn Street, Folkestone, CT20 3JJ on 23 August 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Family flowers only but donations if desired to SSAFA c/o Hambrook & Johns, 1 Dymchurch Road, Hythe, Kent, CT21 5AX.
WO 2 CHRISTOPHER ELKINGTON: It is with sadness that I must report the passing of WO2 Christopher Elkington. Chris enlisted in the QORWK in
1957 serving in Cyprus, then with the Queen’s Own Buffs in BG etc. and joined The Queen’s Regiment on its formation in 1966.
He commenced training with the AAC in 1968 and qualified as a pilot. He served
in Northern Ireland with 655 Sqn AAC. He passed selection for the SAS and went on to
serve in Hereford before retiring from the Army in 1990.
place at Hereford crematorium on Monday, 10th July at 13.30.