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Ricky Richardson | george291~AT~btinternet~DOT~com
Stella.So sorry to hear about Mitch, I could not have known him, but it sounds like he was a true Airborne Brother.Where is he to be buried?
Saturday 19 March2016 - Peterborough

Wee Mac and Linda | macdonald508~AT~btinternet~DOT~com
Sorry that we wont catch up in Barnsley. Hope we can catch up next time we're strolling in Wales
Wednesday 16 March2016 - Scotland

Stella Parkes | Stella~DOT~parkes~AT~gmail~DOT~com
Just to let you know that Mitch ( GTM Mitchell) passed away on March 9 at Scarlet House Nursing Home in Stroud. He was 86.He joined 216 paras in 1946 and served in Germany, Palestine, Cyprus, Egypt. He left the service in 1955. Later on he joined he TA and was a sergeant major in the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars until 1977.
Tuesday 15 March2016 - Stroud, Gloucestershire

Chris White | chris~DOT~debs~AT~hotmail~DOT~co~DOT~uk
It's time to be sensible and I have decided that as it stands at the moment Deb's and I will not be attending the reunion. Deb's has to be my primary concern and I think the journey to Barnsley would be just to far for Deb's. All being well I hope we can make Caythorpe. Chris
Tuesday 15 March2016 - Llannelly Hill

Webmaster comments   Will miss you Chris + Debs

Keith Weller for Stan | keith~AT~keithweller~DOT~plus~DOT~com
"The 2016 Reunion is getting closer and I would be grateful if anyone who intends coming but hasn't returned their profroma does so before the end of March. I will be going to Barnsley shortly to finalise with the hotel as I am going to be on holiday for a large part of April. Looking forward to seeing you all in May".

Saturday 12 March2016 - Worcestershire

Robin Stanley (Stan) | maddison135~AT~btinternet~DOT~com
Have had letters from Jake Mateyawa in Fiji to say that he would like to come to the reunion but requires financial help to do so. He has contacted the Royal Commonwealth and ex services League (London) who helped him 2006 but unfortunately his request for his fares has been declined. Are there any secret millionaires out there, if so, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Friday 11 March2016 - Hereford

Keith Weller | keith~AT~keithweller~DOT~plus~DOT~com
Dear Members of the OCA/RBL Western-on-Green Branch,

We now need to fill a number of positions in the association and in our RBL branch. Our RBL secretary, Taff Duffy and Treasurer, John Aspinal have held the reigns for well over 12 years and now feel they would like to hand over their responsibilities. Is there anyone out there willing to take on these duties, if so please contact Taff and John direct or via the website for more information.

The OCA also needs to replace Dick as vice chairman. The duties of vice chair are covered in our constitution but broadly entail, deputise for the chairman, assist chairman to produce an annual news letter. Write obituaries and articles for the Wire and Pegasus Magazines and liaise with the current Squadron. If you wish to be considered for this position you should be sponsored by two ordinary members and the position confirm by a show of hands at the next AGM. Please contact Taff Duffy, secretary OCA direct or via the website for more information.
Saturday 5 March2016 - Worcestershire

Brian Earl | bribety~AT~talktalk~DOT~net
Hi. All I have spoken to Mal (Taff) Parker this morning and as you all know he has missed the last couple of reunions including Caythorpe the problem is he has a bit of a heart problem and finds it hard to travel long distances he will be missing from Barnsley this year so let's all wish him well and hope they fix him soon.
Wednesday 2 March2016 - Ryton Tyne & Wear

Sandy Milbank | praadmin~AT~btconnect~DOT~com
Would like to pass on the sad news that Eddie Parker ex 6th Airborne Div Sigs passed away on 12 Feb 16 aged 89 years. Funeral is on 1st March 16 at St Matthews Church, Peaks Avenue, New Waltham, Grimsby DN36 4LJ. He regularly attended get togethers at Heckington.
Tuesday 23 February2016 - England

Bill Braniff | william~DOT~braniff~AT~gmail~DOT~com
Yes, I knew Arthur very well. I went on mid tour leave with him to Cyprus. Arthur (I never knew him as spud) was a B1 Cpl OWL and reputed to be the best OWL in the Squadron and could do 35 WPM morse. He pulled Sgt at 33rd Para RA. In Cyprus we hired a car together. Had a great time together.I would love to meet again
Tuesday 19 January2016 - Great Yarmouth

A Taylor | a-p-taylor~AT~hotmail~DOT~com
Hi does anyone remember arthur taylor he was in suez in 1952 (spud)
Tuesday 19 January2016 - England staffs

Wee Mac | macdonald508~AT~btinternet~DOT~com
To let you all know, we had a PC from Jake Mateyawa today and he's fine and still living in Fiji. Good news
Tuesday 12 January2016 - Scotland

Mick (Taff) Finn | exparasig~AT~hotmail~DOT~co~DOT~uk
Wishing all airborne brothers a happy new year and see you all in Barnsley
Monday 4 January2016 - Cardiff

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