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"In Memoriam" is our tribute to the memory of past colleagues in our organizations (S & T, BRT, Thales etc) in the fields of maintenance, management, support, admin, new works, stores and others also some long standing contractors. These individuals worked with many of us in a variety of roles and in some way all touched our lives. If you know of any colleague who ought to be in these memorial pages or if you have any additional information or photos of any current memoriam individual's service, leadership, publications, research, or awards, please email Clive with details.

Name

Date of death &  Age

Last known work location

Last  known work role/company

Misc details

Picture

Nigel Holroyd

11th march 2018


Retired

Nigel was the radio engineer in BR days at Doncaster in the 90’s


Dave Lewis

30th January 2018

77


Retired

Many comments will be added to the letters page

Mike (Bilco) Bayliss

6th January

2018

84

York

Global Crossing

Darlington

Retired


Wes Dodds

< 11th Jan 2018

97

York

Retired



Malcolm Austin

7th ??

December 2017

Gloucester


 Was Telecomms supervisor at Worcester and Gloucester tech and TMA


Gordon W Smith

27th November

2017

74



Worked at

Doncaster and Retford Telecomms


Adrian Askham

Mid Nov 2017

53



 Worked at Sheffield and Doncaster telecomms, and also at

Doncaster, Birmingham and Manchester  fault controls.


Dennis

Lister

27th September

2017

79

Scunthorpe

Retired TO

27th Sept 2017 the cremation service for Dennis after his tragic death earlier this month


Gilbert

Fox

9th September

2017

91

York?

Retired

 TO in York Exchange in the 70's and early 80's. Before that he was lineman in York Signalbox.


Colin

Andrews

1st August

2017

74

York

D401 Hudosn House

Retired

Colin worked in York Exchange

in the 70’s & 80’s

and then moved to

D401 Hudson House.


Dave

Murtagh

13th May

2017

Reading

Cable Section



Frank

Green

7th May

2017

83

Bristol

Bristol TMA

Retired

See letters page for details


Jenny

Maissey

8th March

2017

50 Liverpool St

Retired

 Health & Safety audits within Anglia Region


Pete

Maissey

17th February

2017

Anglia

East Anglia & Eastern region  contractor

Working on many projects from the 80's


Steve

Ridgeon

22nd January

2017

York

Retired


Fred

Kerr

28th December

2016

Crewe




Brian

Matthews

19th November

2016

Derby

Telecom Installer

Telecomm. Installer at Derby and worked with myself Carol Roberts and George Fisher in the East Midlands.


Norman

Henderson

14th October 2016

71

York

Railtrack 1999


Caroline
Nelson

5th October 2016

Ipswich




David (Dave) John Maidman

5th September 2016

54

Ashford

MCI Worldcom


Peter Sutton

5th September 2016




Keith Annakin

18th August 2016

72


Retired



Terence (Tom) Leslie O'Malley

[Winlaton]

16th June 2016

69


Retired



Pat Verdult

16th March 2016

Wimbledon

Schemes Engineer

Pat worked as a Technical Officer at Waterloo Tele Exchange for many years , then promoted toMaintainance Supervisor,finally retiring as Schemes Engineer at Wimbledon.


Steve Lester

13th February 2016

Preston


Preston Telecoms


Mike Kilbride

Late January 2016





William (Bill) Hall

29th December 2015

85

Doncaster

Supervisor

Retired

After being in Signalling at Leeds bill move into telecoms at Doncaster, firstly on the technical side and then the offices via a supervisors post.

Bill Halls Funeral is on January 18th 13.00 at Lawnswood crematorium


Les Heard

Oct 2015

Southern and beyond,

(especially to those of you involved in Level Crossing Orders.)


 Funeral will take place at 1400 on Thursday November 12th at Christ Church, Grafton Road, Worthing.

www.christchurchworthing.org.uk

/index.php?page=wherearewe


Derek Pollard

23rd September 2015



The service will be held @ St. Cuthbert’s Church, Carlisle on Thur Oct 8th @ 1-30

Family Flowers only

 Any donations will be in aid of the British Heart Foundation


Steve Haigh

19th September 2015

58



Details to follow


Arthur Smithson

4th June 2015

Ipswich

S&T(painter) Ipswich

Retired



Joanne

Tweedhope ??

Formerly

Joanne Wilde

1st May 2015



Died of Cancer. She worked for Don Glenn for a number years. She got married to a guy who worked for S&T. Surname I think was Tweedhope?

Joanne worked in a number of jobs for BRT, Racal, Global Crossing etc. She did a lot of Auditing of ISO 9000 on behalf of BRT, Racal and Global Crossing.

Worked for Railtrack (and then Network Rail) Records Centre in Hudson House, York.When the records moved out to Heworth Moor (I believe?) Jo followed them. She worked with Railway records in terms of the civil and P-way side


George Hoggar

May 2015

Aged 86

Ipswich




Ken Bainbridge

Nick name Go Go

Thursday 23rd April 2015


Aged 71

Liverpool

Stores auditing and admin / Thales

 Started as BR telegraph delivery boy, through admin to signalling and eventually telecoms. Responsible for helping to bring telecom stores up to latest standards. Retired

Terry Amoroso

2015





Roger Woodham

1st December 2014

Aged  64+


Retired

Reading Project Offices

Lived in Reading

Brian Tellwright

23rd November

2014

Chester



  Randolph Flatts

30/10/2014

Kings Cross




David Wheeler

22nd October

2014

Aged 73


Retired

Passed away after a long illness.

Funeral service 14th Nov 2014

St Annes Church, Eastworth Road, Chertsey, followed by cremation

24.10.1940 - 22.10.2014


Gerry Chinn

21st October

2014

Cardiff



Jerry Malcolm

11/10/2014

Glasgow

Network Rail

Estimator



Mike Goldsworthy

27/08/2014

  Aged  67


Global Crossing

1947 - 2014

York Project Office

and latterly with Global Crossing

Darrel Wainwright

25/08/2014


Operations Director at Magdalene


Ian Findlay

08/04/2014





John Cargill

13/01/2014

Croydon

Telecomms Support in Croydon

Member of the retired Southern S&T social group.

John worked in Wimbledon and, before he retired, worked in Croydon Exchange as Radio Maintenance Engineer.


Dave Percival

(Percy)

02/01/2014


Southern Region/Territory

Retired


Derek Lawler

2014





Bernard McCabe

August 2013


MD  Passcomm

Hellermann Electric, AC Egerton or more recently at the company he founded – Passcomm


http://www.passcomm.co.uk/bernard-mccabe-c139.html


James Macaleenan

16th June

2013

Aged 59

Network Rail Telecoms Mtce in Scotland

Telecoms Maint NR

Scotland

With almost 40 Yrs service from BR through Thales and back to NR

Alan Eggby

8th May

2013

Waterloo / Ashford Telecoms  SR

Cable Supervisor Retired



Ron Freeman

2nd April

2013

Liverpool Street

Maintenance Supervisor  80’s & 90’s Retired


Ron retired from BR on 21st March 1993 along with Pete Russell & Pete Pinagli


  

Peter Saunders

w/e 23rd March

2013

Milton Keynes area (Thales)




Dave Petrie

2013



Retired


Derek Lee

08/11/2012

Doncaster


Known as Tom or Tommy


Bobby O'Neill

08/05/2012

London

Cable Jointer  (retired)



Pete Cousins

23/04/2012 Aged 77

Peterborough


ex-Peterborough and March telecoms

Pete Bartlett

2011





Greg Johnston

End April 2011

Friars Bridge Control


He moved from the post of installer in Birmingham to Telecoms Control in Euston PSB before moving to Friar’s Bridge Control.


Arthur Edwards

20/04/2011

Crewe


Arthur retired in 1989 after 50 years’ service at Crewe


Rodger Mitchell

03/04/2012

LNW


Based in and around West Coast South & although he was not part of the West Midlands S&T – he was involved over the years with work on the

A S & T E, Inter City West Coast, GTRM, Carillion & Network Rail LNW.


Ted Redman

22/01/2011

Chesterfield ??




Andy Howard

14/12/2010 Aged 43

Doncaster




Terry Pembroke

16/07/2010

15.45




Peter Donoghue

Sept 2010

Derby

Telecoms Area Engineer



Dave Petrie (Vulcan Dave)

16/06/2010

CDC Blandford House

Mr NTN

Dave will be known to many of you all either from the former Southern Region, CDC Blandford House, of latterly as Mr NTN (National Teleprinter Network) if you had any dealings with NTN Dave was your man as he managed it from its conception until it was turned off a few years ago. Dave will always be remembered as the photographer at any of the re unions especially Peterborough and the CDC get together’s so if you have had your photo taken then it most probably would be by Dave.He was also very active in the Vulcan to the sky project since retirement.A gentleman, friend and work colleague will be sadly missed.

Alan Glover

19/04/2010 Aged 81

York


Many people will remember Alan from the ‘African Village’ in York and the exploits after he had been to the Bar Hotel in an afternoon when in York. He will always be remembered for the false teeth that were glued together after being spat out of the open window in his bedroom at the Mount Pleasant hotel in London after a session in the pub and the many years he worked in Anglia.

 Eddy Salter

07/04/2010





Alan Hepworth

20/02/2010

Manchester

Cable Jointer



Ray Exley

10/02/2010

York

D401 drawing office

Ray left British Rail due to ill health when he was diagnosed with MS in his early 40’s and lived by himself at Clifton.

He originated from March in East Anglia and transferred to York telephone exchange in the late 70’s finally finishing in the D401 drawing office at York.

Norman Richardson

02/01/2009 Aged 81

Newcastle

ATE Newcastle

 


Paul Rumley

2002 ish

Manchester




In Memoriam