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RNZN In Memoriam 05 MAY

MARTIN Alastair Edger SLT(A) RNZNVR 825 Sqn, Vindex 20…..1944 AVERY Wilkin Rainsdon EM1 NZ16068 Op Grapple-Pukaki 57.1998 REVELL Benjamin James ABSEA EW X1016897 Philomel 27………2012 BREHAUT Mark Anthony John LCA S24833 45…………………………….2012 HUNTER John Whitehead Neilson (Tab) CPOS TASI D15528 Op Grapple-Rotoiti (AB) 74……………………………………………………………………..2014 WAIDE Roy William Broderick BEM CPOSTOKER NZD1588 Op Grapple-Pukaki 97…………………………………………………&#...

CROSSED THE BAR: (Bill) Leathwick

CROSSED THE BAR: (Bill) Leathwick 710562 A/AB WT (Bill) Leathwick MNZM in the early hours of the 2nd May 2021. Part of the CMT intake that volunteered to extend their course to take part in the Royal Guards for the Queen’s first visit to NZ. Never stopped talking of his time and continued to be devoted to Queen and country through Radio and Television Broadcasting. A great man with a formidable voice. Fair winds and calm seas Bill. R.I.P

Crossed the Bar POUTU, Fredrick (Fred)

POUTU, Fredrick (Fred): Able Seaman, Royal New Zealand Navy, 1965-1974. Passed suddenly at home on 5th February 2021. Loved partner of Tania, and dearly loved father to Raukura. Loving brother, brother-in-law, stepfather, cousin, uncle and papa. The funeral service will be held on Thursday 11th February, 11.00am, at Mokau Kohunui Marae, followed by burial at Parekokako Urupa.Hoki atu râ ki ngâ mâtua tupuna i te pô. Moe mai râ.

RNZN In Memoriam 25 JANUARY:

FISHER Arthur S. ABSEA W/3720 HMNZS Monowai.1942ROSE William Joseph (Bill) M(E)1 NZ16602 47 1991STAPLETON John Leslie SIG NZD3678 1995STADE David Gibson LRD NZ15158 2006DUNCAN Arthur James RNZN/MN NZ13267 Korea 81 2012NOTMAN William George (Bill) ABSEA 11301 Op Grapple – Rotoiti Korea 87 2014RONGONUI Abraham Diddie 14116 2016BLACK Bernard Roy (Bernie) 8634 HMNZS Achilles/NZA 90 2016BRANT Peter Alfred (Lofty) LREM 688672 82 2016

RNZN In Memoriam 25 NOVEMBER:

WILLIS Walter John (Wally) CDR RNZN 41-68 95 2013HISLOP John Robert 8382 2016PERRY Clive Lionel MEA E19485 66 2018FORSTER Dean Fousta (Fous) ABSEA 2018

CROSSED THE BAR HINTON, Peter Ernest. S/No. NZ17131, RNZN, Petty Officer

23.08.1945 – 18.10.2020 Passed away peacefully. Loved husband of Ann and father of Sarah, and Paul and daughter-in- law Megan. Loved grandfather of Mia, Dylan, and Jake. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Robert and Peggy, the late John and Maria, and Susie and Bill. A private service and interment for Peter has been held. Messages for the Hinton Family can be sent C/o PO Box 1055, Napier, 4140.

Crossed the Bar STOCK, Matthew Graeme (Matt): Q25728 POYS (Ret) RNZN

Suddenly at Palmerston North Hospital on Sunday 25 October 2020, aged 50 years. Dearly loved husband of Denice. Adored father of Jack, and Isabelle. Dearly loved son of Graeme and Sandra. Brother and brother-in-law of Lucy and Tony Eade; Vanessa Baker, Dave and Lianne McCone, Alastair and Nikki Baker, and their families. Much loved son-in-law of Glennys Baker; and Bruce and Jeanette Baker. Messages c/- 167 John F. Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North 4414. Friends are invited to attend a service for Matt at the Beauchamp Crematorium Chapel, 167 John F Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North, on Saturday 31 October 2020 at 1.30pm.

CROSSED THE BAR – Richard Simpson, (POWEF D106309)

It is with sadness that I have to advise that Richard Simpson, (POWEF D106309) passed away last Friday evening at Middlemore Hospital after a brief tussle with bowel and kidney cancer. He was very comfortable when the passed, Wendy was with him virtually all the time. No funeral details yet, as his daughter is in isolation after returning from the UK.

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WOOTTON, Sally Kay: Third Officer WRNZNS (in early 70’s), RNZN On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, Sally Kay Wootton (nee Jardine), loving wife and mother of three sons, passed away surrounded by family. Sally was well known for giving back to the community that she loved, working for nearly 24 years on the Trust Board of St Paul’s Collegiate in Hamilton and more recently St John New Zealand. Her memory will be one that showed a compassionate spirit for helping the community, others less fortunate than herself. She is survived by her husband Bruce, (WNG CDR Ex CO of Base Te Rapa) and sons John, David and Stuart, her five grandchildren, and her brother Richard. A private funeral service will be held on a day to be confirmed at St Paul’s Collegiate Chapel of Christ the King. In m...

RNZN In Memoriam 29 JULY

COOPER William Henry OSEA HMNZS Tutira 1950AGER Leonard G. MECH HMNZS Royalist 1958WHITTLE Earle Claude 3626 92 2005LAMONT David Francis PO 17161 66 2010SAMISONI John OCTR 2013BROWN Gary ABSEA 18205 2015LEGGETT William Donald J.(Don) NZ13450 2015COOK Robert Pudsley (Bob ) CPOYEO NZ13737 2017

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