Death Notice – Major Donald Mantell – 1948 – 1969 – 16/5L

It is with great regret that I inform you of the death of Major Donald Richard Mantell on 14th January aged 93. He was commissioned into the East Riding Yeomanry in Sept 1943 and transferred to 16th/5th Lancers in March 1948 and retired in 1969.

Following a private family funeral in the morning a Thanksgiving Service will take place on Monday 13th February at 2pm at St Peter’s Church, The Square, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3HS.

Donations may be made in Donald’s memory to the Rosemary Foundation, ‘Hospice at Home”’ Petersfield, through the funeral directors Michael Miller & Partners Ltd, 27 High Street, Petersfield, Hants, GU32 3JR.

 

Death Notice – WO1 (RSM) Ken Draper 12L & 9/12L 1947-1968

It is with regret to inform you of the death of Ken Draper on 14th January 2017 age 87yrs.                     

Ken’s funeral service will be held at St Peter’s Church, Portesham, Dorset, DT3 4HB on Friday 27th January at 2pm.

I have arranged to send a wreath on behalf of The Royal Lancers Regimental Association.

The family are accepting flowers and donations may be made in Ken’s memory to St Peter’s Church, Portesham, through the funeral directors.

The Funeral Directors address: Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Prince’s Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW.  Telephone: 01305 262338.

Should anyone wish to write to Ken’s widow Liz the address is 2 Winters Lane, Portesham, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4ES.

We do our best to ensure that those who might want to know this information are informed, but we have to rely, to a certain extent, on word of mouth and the Branches. If you are aware of anyone who might have known Ken and would be interested, could you please pass on these details bearing in mind the Data Protection Act regarding personal details.     

Death Notice – WO2 Colin Rycroft BEM 9/12L 1956-1982

It is with regret that I have to inform you of the death of Colin Rycroft on 3rd December 2016. Colin’s funeral service will be held at Stourbridge Crematorium, South Road, Stourbridge, West Mids, DY8 3RQ on Monday 9th January 2017 at 11am. The request is family flowers ONLY; however, donations may be made in Colin’s memory to either British Heart Foundation or Macmillan Cancer Support through the funeral directors.

The Funeral Directors address: Edwin Harris & Sons, 1 Crane Street, Kidderminster, Worcs, DY11 6XT. Telephone: 01562 822625.

We do our best to ensure that those who might want to know this information are informed, but we have to rely, to a certain extent, on word of mouth and the Branches. If you are aware of anyone who might have known Colin and would be interested, could you please pass on these details bearing in mind the Data Protection Act regarding personal details.