Sadly the death is announced of Lt. Col. A C Newson (S20-28) D.S.O., D.S.C., on the 17th December 2007 aged 97. Alan was the oldest surviving Past President of the Society and the funeral was at St John’s Church, Bury, Nr. Pulborough, West Sussex at 12 noon on Friday 4th January 2008. Donations to the King George’s Fund for Sailors.
Update on 11 February 2008 : His obituary has appeared in the Times today – see here