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S61 - Where are you now ... ?

Cooke 1 Cooke at the Passing In Parade Cooke Division Exped in Cooke Division C6 Door

Cooke Division

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Allan Baker ER Left in 2001. Lived in Southampton and worked as a furniture conservator/restorer. I'm sorry to have to say that Al passed away in January 2021.
Steve Barrett LW I'm told that Steve achieved LT CDR and was CO of HMS Forest Moor
Norman Bell ER
Andy Blagg LW Andy left whilst at HMS Collingwood. Came from Sheffield. Lived near Southampton. I'm sorry to say that Andy passed away in November 2018.
John Brace ER
Malcolm Bradley ER Lives in Reading
Solomon Braimah ER Nigerian Navy
Neb Chamberlain ER Came from London
Mick Coleman ER
Ron Coles ER Landlord of The Bricklayers Arms in Midhurst, West Sussex
Joe Da Costa ER Came from Wales and was living in Aberdeenshire at one time.
DAGWOOD ! Cooke Division ghost - last seen hanging around in the upper heads!
Trev Daniels ER
Michael Dickson S Left as a WO. Works in Devonport
Dave Ellams ER Lived in Stubbington. Sadly passed away on 5th December 2022.
Tim Fosberry LW
Keith Francis ER Eventually joined FAA. Came from Gloucester. Left in 1997. Works at RAF Wyton
George Gagan LW Came from Scotland
Dave Harwood LW Lives in Barrow in Furness. Works for BAE Systems
Harry Hind AA Left whilst at HMS Condor. Came from Leeds.
Ken Howe LW Lives in Wigan.
Pete Jakeman S Lived in Callington, Devon. Sadly died whilst on holiday 14th May 2014.
Colin Knapp LW Was Chief Hook of Cooke. Possibly running a Guest House in Somerset
Paul Leeper AA Left in early 2003.
Brian Lord S Chippie on HMS Birmingham in 1980. Came from Failsworth in Manchester. Lives in Scotland.
Phil Mair ER Left in 1994. Still lives on IOW.
Roy Markham S Came from Lincolnshire and emigrated to the USA in 1982
Michael Martin S Left service in 1969 and after a short break joined the RAF. Was commissioned and left in 2005. Lives near Peterborough.
Francis McGregor
Malcolm McKenzie LWAA Left in 1991, retrained as a teacher, lives in Huddersfield.
Dave Middlehurst LW
Chas Miller S Came from St Austell. Thought to be living in Northamptonshire.
Dave Morgan Lives in Moray. Became a journalist
Mick Morris S Lives in Telford
Douglas Neilson LW
Iian Pailing S
Paul Parkin S Lives in Barrow in Furness. Runs two hotels.
Steve Pillinger LW Left whilst at Collingwood. Lives near Banbury.
Neil Raffell S
John Ratcliffe ER Came from Oldham
Andy Renouf LW Came from the Channel Islands
John Rowlands LW Came from Stalybridge. Recatted to REM after 2P and then did RMECHs course - left as an REMN1 in 1980. Worked for Fujitsu for 31 years and retired in 2011. Married for 40+ years - three children - all girls! Everyone called me Tufty ...
John Sanders ER
Graham Scrivens ER Came from Wolverhampton. I was told that he lost his life to cancer in 2002 in South Africa
Graham Stacey LW Thought to be living in Portsmouth
Pete Tansley S Came from the Shetland Islands
Andy Taverner ER Lives in Moffatt, Dumfries
Dave Taylor Thought to have been a SGT in the Police in Wath on Dearne. Known to have passed away.
Steve Thompson ER Recatted and then served in HMS Salisbury Forth and Brittania. Left in 1973 and worked for CEGB until 2003. Now works part time for a firm making staircases.
Melvyn Trott ER
Paul Tuley ER Left whilst at Fisgard. Lives in Bishops Stortford and has three daughters.
John Waddington ER John had been living in Ringwood and passed away on the 7th October 2023.
Nigel Walker LW
John Wallace LW
Chris Walsh LW Came from Rochdale. Thought to have been working for a medical equipment company on the South Coast.
Heng Wee Tek ER Royal Malaysian Navy badminton champion.
Dave Williams ER An announcement in the Royal Naval Engineers Benevolent Society report said that Dave died in January 2002
Pete Young ER Lives in Southern Spain on the Gibraltar/Spain border. Served for 26 years. General service for a bit then P.O. Submarines until leaving in 1993.

S62A Class

S62A S62A on HMS Aveley
Dave Anderson ER
Francis Ekpenyong ER Nigerian Navy
Roy Jordan ER Became a widower in August 2004. Lives in Plymouth and works for DML. Five children.
Jeff Marshall ER Married 31+ years - left as an Instructor Officer in 1990. A Director at VIANETWORKS. Had been living in Chertsey and passed away on 13th December 2023.
Richard Wainwright ER Lives in Plymouth and is the Regional HSE Advisor for Balfour Beatty in the South West
Martyn Webb ER

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