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memorial2 nWe mark the passing of those who have served this country. Contributions from comrades and families welcome

BRAMALL Field Marshal Lord Bramall KG, KCB, OBE, MC

BROWNE Gordon Browne CBE 30 November 1916 - 17 October 2019 12th Foot, Suffolk Regt

BEF France, Belgium, Dunkirk. Chindits Imphal. Military security later MI5

CASSIDI Adm Sir (Arthur) Desmond Cassidi GCB 26 January 1925 - 10th October 2019 HMS Cumberland , HMS Hardy Arctic convoys. D Day HMS Ramillies off Sword beach. Post war Fleet Air Arm in c/o HMS Ark Royal. Second Sea Lord at time of Falklands

CHARLEY Col William Robert Hunter (Robin) Charley MBE 25 April 1924 - 15 July 2019

Royal Ulster Rifles Europe, Palestine, Egypt Korea (dropped a rank to serve) "Happy Valley" Hong Kong OTC/ACC

FRANKLAND Anthony Noble Frankland CB, CBE, DFC 4 July 1922 - 31 October 2019 84 bombing missions with RAF as navigator. Later co author The Strategic Air Offensive against Germany 1939-45 and Director of the Imperial War Museum

GOSLING Vice Adm Sir Donald Gosling KCVO

HOWELL David George Howell died 12 November 2019 aged 97 RAF navigator, Chevalier Legion d'Honneur

JACKSON Markham Armstrong Jackson RAF died 6 October 2019 aged 93

LE MESURIER Captain James Le Mesurier OBE 25 May 1971 - 11 November 2019 Royal Green Jackets Norway, Belfast, Germany, Bosnia, Kosovo. Later founded White Helmets

LEWIS Col David Roger Royer Died 29 October 2019 aged 82. Welsh Guards

McGIVERING Lt Cdr John Harold McGivering died 27 October 2019 aged 80

OAKLEY Captain Derek Oakley MBE Royal Marines 27 October 1926 - 22 September 2019 Hong Kong, Suez landings. ADC to Mountbatten

PERRY Lt Col Michael Perry RA/AAC died 1st October 2019 aged 77

ROSS Lt Col Sir Malcolm Ross GCVO OBE 27 October 1943 - 27 October 2019 Sword of Honour Sandhurst 1964 Scots Guards. Aden, N Ireland (MiD) Ceremonial organisation in Royal Household

VERNEY Major Peter Vivian Lloyd Verney died 12 October 2019 aged 88 Irish Guards Egypt, Aden, Kenya, Cyprus, Norway. Author The Micks : Story of the Irish Guards

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British military casualties - Editorial policy

In the service of our country.

Eulogies for all personnel killed on UK operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere are posted as soon as they have been released by the UK Ministry of Defence. Each eulogy we publish for men down in operations brings a lump to the throat. We are losing the best of the best. Politicians must ensure that, when the newspaper cuttings have faded, their sacrifice has had some meaning, has helped bring about a good result. Anything else would be a waste for which they will be eternally condemned.

There is invariably at least a 24 hour gap between the official release of news of an event and the naming of the dead. This is to allow families to be informed and proper eulogoies to be produced. Occasionally families request no euologies or comment. We abide by guidance we receive on such sensitive matters. We regret that information on those who sacrifice almost as much through grave injury is seldom released by the MoD for operational reasons, and so we are unable to pay tribute.

 

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