Tag: Latest News

Message from the Chairman

Dear AOBA Members, I am writing to inform you of the sad news that the Isle of Wight tours, the organiser of our reunion, went into Administration yesterday.  They had been trading for 31 years but through no fault of their own they simply… Continue Reading “Message from the Chairman”

Stan Frank Reposted!

Lt Col Retired Raymond Philip Stubbs Intake 50A

We have been informed by Raymond’s son Andrew, that Raymond sadly passed away on the 04 Sep 20. The funeral is on Tuesday 22nd September at Emstrey Crematorium, Shrewsbury.

Clive Goodfellow 66B

It is with devastating sadness that I have to let you all know that Clive passed away on Tuesday 15th September 2020 after a debilitating disease. He is now out of pain and at peace. Should anyone wish to contact me, his wife and… Continue Reading “Clive Goodfellow 66B”

Sad Loss – Alan Rayfield

We have just been informed by the family that:   Alan Rayfield Intake 56A sadly passed away on 03 Sep 20.

Request From The Craftsman magazine editor

Following message from The Craftsman magazine editor: I was wondering if you could help me track down some articles from the old Arborfield Apprentice magazine. These are for an upcoming feature in the October magazine. The museum archives have identified them but haven’t been… Continue Reading “Request From The Craftsman magazine editor”

Passing of Jim Godden

Jims’ wife contacted us and gave us the sad news that Jim has passed away. The funeral is for family only. We have no further details at this time

Moving Home

My wife and I picked the hottest two or three days to move house. I have been gradually moving our stuff into a storage unit in Southampton over the last few weeks. Just had the big stuff to move on Monday. Dismantling my desk… Continue Reading “Moving Home”

Thank You Letters

Passing of Brian Bernard (Sam) Beatson

We have been sadly informed of the death of Brian Bernard (Sam) Beatson 55B DOD 06.07.20 We have no other details at this time.