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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Passing of John Delaney Vaughan 46B

The death of John Delaney Vaughan 46B DoD 01.10.2017 was published in the February 18 Craftsman, as follows:
Former WO2 John Delaney Vaughan, known as Charlie, enlisted at the age of 15.5 at the Arborfield Apprentice School on 3 September 1946 where he completed an apprenticeship and joined REME on 26 August 1949 as an Armourer. He served in Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Aden, Germany, Singapore and units in UK. In 1995 he took a change of course and on promotion to WO2 became a Company Sergeant Major, where he continued until discharged in April 1971. As a civilian he became a teacher and taught for many years in the military community in Colchester. In 2006, after the loss of his beloved wife, Jill, he entered the Royal Hospital, Chelsea where he died on 1 October 2017. Much missed by his children Anne, Andrew and Julie and grandchildren Zoe, Justine,Gary, Heidi, Lewis and Jacob.

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