Reg Goodwin


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Dear Members

It is with sadness that I have to tell you that one of our long term members, Reg Goodwin, passed away peacefully at home on the 24th August 2019 of mesothelioma (asbestosis) after a year long illness.

Reg served with 656 Squadron as a member of the Royal Artillery in Taiping, KL and Kluang from 1960-63. He joined the Association is 2007 and was a very lively and supportive member. He served on the committee for a number of years and helped build the Association to the success it is today.

We understand that his funeral will be held on 12th September 2019 at 13:40 at Grimsby Crematorium. Ron Ward (, at the request of Reg’s wife Chris, will be coordinating any attendance from Association members so if you would like to attend please contact Ron. Unfortunately I am unable to attend as I am out of the country on that date but Ron will be attending.

Chris has specifically asked that at least one member from the Association attend wearing a Blazer, Squadron Badge and Beret. Obviously not everyone has a blazer with badge but we would ask that any Association members attending at least wear the Association tie.

Our thoughts are with Chris and family at this very sad time.

Bob Thorpe, Chair and Membership Secretary



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