January 2017

28 Jan 2017: Rod “Swede” Fearnley

Jan Brokenshire funeral arrangements

The service will be held on February 10th. at 12.00

Saint Mary’s church, Biscovey, Par. PL242EE

Then to Bodmin Crematorium. Then to the Bethel Club, St. Austell.
Nick Martin is our man in Cornwall on this, as Crash is away.

UPDATE: Dave Gash

Attended Jan Brokenshire’s funeral yesterday at Par with Nick Martin Roy Herring and his good lady.A packed church and wonderful service for a well liked and popular gentleman.
RIP Jan.


24 Jan 2017: Rod “Swede” Fearnley

Jan Brokenshire

Guys just received the sad news from Kipper Herring that Jan Brokenshire Crossed the Bar last night, 23rd. January. More details will be published as I receive them. RIP Jan. Sincere condolences to Mary and the family.

“Sad news I heard this morning from Mary Brokenshire that Jan ( Reg ) passed away last night . RIP old shipmate and keep watching the Green Army x Roy Kipper Herring”


15 Jan 2017: Rod “Swede” Fearnley

UPDATE  for Funeral of Ian Kinch

I just found out through Kinchy’s daughter and Darby Allen, that Ian’s funeral will be on 27th Jan, at 1400hrs Chanterlands crematorium, Chanterlands Avenue, Hull,HU5 4EF,
She would be pleased if any of his friends from the Pusser wanted to attend.

11 Jan 2017: Mick Richards

Steve Broadley

More sad news gentleman Steve Broadley
passed away at 2300 last night in hospital in Elgin, his wife has requested no phone calls at this time.
I will promulgate all further details as I get them.
R.I.P Steve my old friend.

UPDATE: Mick Richards

Further to my recent post the funeral of Steve Broadly will be at 1100 on 19 January 2017 from William Watson chapel of rest

followed by a burial. Blackfriars Rd, Elgin, Scotland.


10 Jan 2017: Les Stringer

Ian Kinch

Hi gents, I have just learned that Ian Kinch passed away at 11 on clock this morning. He had been ill for some time and was admitted to hospital on Christmas Eve. I will post more details as I get them. My thoughts and prayers are with Ian’s family.

Rest in peace shipmate.


8 Jan 2017: Rod “Swede” Fearnley

Jumper Collins Funeral arrangements.

Jumpers funeral will be on Monday 30th January at 1400 at the
Northeast Surrey Crematorium Lodge.
Lower Morden Lane
Morden. SM4 4NU
Followed by a wake at Royal Alfred Seafarers Society
Belvedere House
Woodsmansterne Lane
Surrey. SM7 3HB


8 Jan 2017: Stan Smith

Funeral of Charlie Lamb

Just received following info from Rosie Lamb saying the Funeral will take place 1100 Tuesday 17th January at All Saints Church, Wyke Regis, Weymouth. Reception Workmans Club Wyke Regis.
Family flowers only please and all donations will be split between Cancer research and one other.


6 Jan 2017: Joe Marshall

Funeral for Charlie Lamb

Gentleman I have just been informed that the funeral of Charlie Lamb will be at 1100 17/01/17 at  All Saints Church,
1 Portland Rd, Weymouth,  DT4 9 ES

followed by a burial.


Any further details can be obtained from Joe Marshall on 01305 775433.


5 Jan 2017: Rod “Swede” Fearnley

Jumper Collins

Just been informed by Andy Matthews,that Jumper Collins Crossed the Bar this morning at the Royal Seafarers Home in Banstead. Surrey.
I have no further details at this time. I shall post them as they arrive.
RIP Jumper a lovely old time character of the branch.