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Bert Hughes

#1
:( It is with great sadness that I learnt of the passing of Bert Hughes who some may know from the old NI days in Aughnacloy. Not Int Corps but a very very good Int guy. RIP

RIP also to Alex Hesketh Squad 83 parade square runner who I saw from an earlier post had passed on.
 
#2
Dave 'Bert' Hughes was Parachute Regiment. Served with him at the FRU and was also in contact with him on a regular basis right up until his untimely death. A great loss, he was an excellent bloke.
 
#5
All,

I have been asked by the family to let everyone know that Dave's funeral has been postponed.

It was due to be held this Friday but, there has to be a post-mortem which will cause a delay.

When I get the rearranged date, I will let everyone know.

regards,

Dragoon
 
#10
All,

Dave's funeral has now been rescheduled and confirmed for next Friday 3rd July.

Anyone wanting details of where and when, PM me.

Regards,

Dragoon
 
#11
Below is a message from his daughter;



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hello this is sophie berts daughter as most of you will know his funeral was cancelled this friday it is now next friday at 2 o'clock,
all his friends are very welcome.
thank you again for all your messages.
R.I.P dad xx


The_Dragoon has the location details, pm him or me for them.
 
#14
Seriously good turnout for Bert's funeral. Loads of his 3 Para mates and a lot from the FRU / JSG too.

Some good picture from Jimmyoc on a previous post.

Pax Vobiscum

The_Dragoon
 
#16
RIP Bert.

This is really, really sad news. I served with him on what was his last tour before he got out. He was moved to our place up north after an infamous incident in Belfast.

Great guy.
 

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