July 2016

26 July 2016: Webmaster

I have this morning received the following email Regarding PO(AH) Gordon Nicholson


Good morning,

We’ve had a lady phone us about an old Aircraft Handler who has sadly passed away recently.

I don’t know if you have a network that can get this sad message out on but here are some pieces of information we picked up out of the telephone conversation.

His details are:

  • Petty Officer Aircraft Handler Gordon Nicholson – Known as Geordie Nick
  • DOB : 08 – 02 – 35
  • Passed away: 21 – 07 – 16
  • Age 81
  • Served at RNAS Culdrose during the early 80s and many ships in his time. Was 81 when he died.
  • Funeral will be at Treswithian Downs Crematorium on 01 Aug at 1300
  • Contact Barbara Nicholson 01736 710934
  • Geordie served for 22 years in the Aircraft Handlers branch


Media and Communications Officer

RNAS Culdrose

Helston, Cornwall

TR12 7RH



Rest in Peace Shipmate