VETERANS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES 
Supporting all those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces and Merchant Navy 
as they experience bereavement and loss. 
 
 
 

Announcements from families who have contacted Veterans Bereavement Support 

KENNETH KIDD 
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Kenneth Kidd late of Norfolk who served in the Royal Green Jackets. His funeral takes place on 24th November and we are pleased to be working with his family and Janet at Andrew Francis Funeral Directors in Swaffham and have presented the family with a memorial pin. Swift and Bold 
 
 
 
 
 
RONALD ETCHELLS 
Lieutenant Brigadier Ronald Etchells aged 100. Served in the 56th Heavy Regiment Royal Artillery. He passed away on 03 November 2017. His funeral will take place on Tuesday 21st November at 12.45 at Eastbourne Family Chapel. Hide Hollow, Eastbourne BN23 8AE. 
Veterans Bereavement Support is pleased to be working alongside Miranda at Sayce and Bull Funeral Directors to ensure that Ronald has a dignified funeral service and in supporting those who mourn his passing. www.sayceandbull.com 
TERRY CONNOLLY 
Terence Christopher Connolly known as Terry aged 80 served in the Royal Air Force from 1955 -1960. His funeral will take place on Monday 20th November 2017 at 3.15pm at Eastbourne Crematorium Main Chapel 
Veterans Bereavement Support is pleased to be working alongside Miranda at Sayce and Bull Funeral Directors to ensure that Ronald has a dignified funeral service and in supporting those who mourn his passing. www.sayceandbull.com 
CPO JIM GREEN 
A service of thanksgiving for the life of CPO James " Jim" Green who served in the Royal Navy including the Falklands Campaign, will take place on Friday 27th October 2017 at 10:00hrs at Portchester Crematorium. All those who served with him, knew him or would like to mark his passing are very welcome to attend the service. Standard Bearers will also be very welcome and a Veterans Guard of honour. Muster at 09:35 at the Crematorium. Flowers or donations in his memory to the Falkland Veterans Association - there will be a collection after the service. Veterans Bereavement Support have been working with Jim's wife in making arrangements for the funeral and are pleased to be working with Agincourt Funeral Directors of Selsey. 
GLENN APPLEYARD 
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Glenn Appleyard, served in the Navy for 6 years as communications officer. His Funeral service will take place on Wednesday 18th October, 1pm at Kirkleatham Crematorium. Veterans bereavement support service is pleased to be working with Roseberry Funeral Services to ensure Glenn’s service is commemorated. He did not want the ceremonial aspects of his funeral. 
www.roseberryfuneralservice.co.uk 
EILEEN SHOTTER 
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Eileen Shotter, formally in the WRNS and was in the war room as a telephonist during World War Two. Her Funeral is on Monday 16th October, 10am at Kirkleatham Crematorium. Donations to Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust. Veterans bereavement support service is pleased to be working with Roseberry Funeral Services to ensure Eileen’s service is commemorated. She did not want the ceremonial aspects of her funeral. 
www.roseberryfuneralservice.co.uk 
 
LESLIE GRAHAM 
Leslie Graham has passed away aged 82 years and Leslie served as an officer in the Royal Navy and has passed away aged 82 years. His funeral will take place on Wednesday 18th October 9.00am at Durham crematorium. South Rd, Durham DH1 3TQ The attendance of standard bearers and veterans would be appreciated so that his final journey isn't a lonely one. Veterans Bereavement Support Services is working with the funeral director for this service. 
 
TIMOTHY HANCOCK 
Timothy Hancock, aged 60 years crossed the bar recently, he served in the Royal Navy from 1972 – 1980. A service of thanksgiving of his life will take place on Thursday 12th October 2017 at 1300hrs at Overdale Crematorium. Overdale Dr, Bolton BL1 5BU and the attendance of standard bearers would be much appreciated by his family. 
Veterans Bereavement Support Services is pleased to be working with Tim’s family and also Deighans Funeral Service of Bolton to ensure that Tim has a fitting funeral that reflects his service in the Royal Navy. www.deighansfunerals.co.uk 
 
ANTHONY (TONY) KELLY 
Anthony (Tony) Kelly unexpectedly on 26th September 2017 aged 31 years. Tony served in the Royal Signals previously. Missed by those who knew him. Tony’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 10th October 2017 at 14:45hrs at Dunfermline Crematorium, Masterton Rd, Dunfermline KY11 8QR 
Veterans Bereavement Support Services have been working very closely with the family of Tony and Barry Hamilton-Stevenson at Stevenson Funeral Services www.stevensonfuneraldirectors.co.uk 
 
CHARLES SHARPLES 
Charles Sharples aged 92 served in the Royal Navy during World War Two. His funeral will take place on Thursday 12th October 2017 at 11am at Telford Crematorium, Woodhouse Lane, Red Hill, Telford, TF2 9NJ. Veterans Bereavement Support Service is pleased to be working with Mr Sharples family and Mark Jackson Funerals of Wolverhampton. 
 
JOHN WALKER 
We are saddened to report the passing suddenly in Lanzarote of Johnny Walker aged 54, Lance Corporal in 2nd Parachute Regiment. Sadly, missed by his Mum, Partner, Family, and friends. Johnny's funeral will take place on Friday 13th October at 1315hrs at Mountsett Crematorium, Ewehurst Road, Dipton, County Durham, DH9 9JP. The attendance of Veterans, Standards and anyone who served with him would be appreciated. Veterans Bereavement Support Services is working directly with the family to provide them the support needed at this sad time and with the funeral director to plan for the ceremonial aspects of the funeral. 
01794513177 
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