Frank Penfold


Lt Col

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Dear members,

It is with sadness we report the death of Lt Col Frank Penfold MBE, REME (Retd) of Linton, Cambridgeshire, who passed away peacefully at home on Friday 9th December aged 88 years.

In 1942 at the age of 14 he joined the Army Apprentice (Technical) school in Arborfield, and continued to serve for a further 39 years, 18 of which were attached to the Army Air Corps (656 and 651 Squadrons.)

Frank served with 656 Squadron between 1958 and 1961 in Kuala Lumpur, where he was ASM in the Squadron Workshops, and went on to receive an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 1969. He was one of the earliest members of the Association.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and ever loved by his daughter Serena and grandchildren, Lucy and Richard.

If you wish to attend the funeral service, please contact me at this email address, so I can pass on names and numbers to the family.

The service will be held on Friday 6th January at 1230 at:

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Castle Camps
CB21 4TH

The funeral directors are:

H J Paintin Ltd
43 High Street
CB21 4HS (01223 891 226)

Mark Meaton


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