Derek Hirst


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Derek Hirst GPR who passed on Mon 22 Jul 19 shortly before his 96th birthday. Amongst other aspects of training and service during the second world war, Derek began his Glider Pilot training on 29 Jan 1945 at Fargo and finished on 28 Feb 1947 in Palestine at the rank of Sergeant. In recent years he was a member of the Northern Branch of the Glider Pilot Association until its closure. His funeral will be held on Thu 15 Aug 19 at 1300hrs at Grenoside Crematorium, Sheffield, S35 8RZ and afterwards to Tankersley Manor, S75 3DQ. If you wish to attend, please inform RHQ so we may advise the family.

Our thoughts are with Michael, Pauline, Lesley and Janet.


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