In Memoriam

Captain Peter Kimm

Captain Peter Kimm OBE RN

29 November 2016

Captain Peter Kimm, who has died aged 88, was a naval gunnery officer who became a lay Franciscan and a campaigner whose moral and spiritual compass impressed all. Source: The Telegraph Kimm was a wartime cadet at Dartmouth when the college was evacuated for one term to Bristol and then to Eaton Hall, Chester. He…

Hugh Eldeston

Rear-Admiral Hugh Edleston

20 September 2016

Rear-Admiral Hugh Edleston, who has died aged 67, became a cool-headed, and highly successful commanding officer of several warships after serving during the Falklands conflict. Source: The Telegraph On the morning of June 12 1982, off the Falklands, Edleston was the senior warfare officer on watch in the operations room of the destroyer Glamorgan. During…

Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown CBE DSC AFC RN

21 February 2016

Captain Eric Melrose Brown CBE DSC AFC was the most decorated pilot of the Fleet Air Arm in which service he was universally known as ‘Winkle’ on account of his diminutive stature. He also held three absolute Guinness World Records, including for the number of aircraft carrier deck landings and types of aeroplane flown. Source: Captain…

Rear-Admiral Sir Morgan Morgan-Giles

10 May 2013

Rear-Admiral Sir Morgan Morgan-Giles, who has died aged 98, was a naval officer highly-decorated in the war and went on to become a colourful Conservative MP for Winchester. Source: The Telegraph He was mentioned in despatches four times and, in September 1941, awarded the George Medal for “gallantry and undaunted devotion to duty” during bomb…

Peter Bowring

29 January 2013

Peter Bowring, who has died aged 89, was chairman of his family’s City insurance business until it fell to an American takeover, and a tireless trustee and fundraiser for a portfolio of good causes.

Captain Fredman Ashe Lincoln QC MA BCL GC STJ KCB

22 October 1998

Former Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple and former chairman of the Association of Jewish ex-Service Men and Women, died on October 19 aged 90. He was born on October 30, 1907.