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Deaths

Michael John Andrew Craven (S50-56)

  • When
    1 December 2014

Michael John Andrew Craven (S50-56) died on 1 December 2014 after a long illness. He leaves a widow Mary.

Deaths

Matthew John Michael Vernon (S02-07)

  • When
    28 November 2014
  • Where
    Newport, Essex
  • Age
    23

Matthew John Michael Vernon (S02-07) died tragically young at the age of just 23. He went missing after a night out in Newport, Essex on 28 November 2014 and his body was found by Police the following Tuesday in Newport.

Deaths

Edmund Hudson Baker MBE (K43-50)

  • When
    26 November 2014
  • Where
    West Suffolk

Edmund Hudson Baker MBE (K43-50) died peacefully on 26 November 2014 in West Suffolk Hospital. Father of Paul Baker (K80-90). There was a service of Thanksgiving on 12 December 2014 at 2.30 p.m. at St Mary’s Church, Old Newton, IP14 4PH. He was awarded the MBE in 1993 Queens Birthday Honour when he was Assistant Chief Commandant, Suffolk Special Constabulary.

Marriages

Elizabeth (Libby) Alice Ilett (P 94-01) & Richard Owain Stratton

  • When
    Saturday 5th July 2014
  • Where
    St Peter's Church, Theberton

Elizabeth (Libby) Alice Ilett (P 94-01) to Richard Owain Stratton, on Saturday 5th July 2014, at St Peter’s Church, Theberton, and afterwards at Moat Farm, Theberton, home of Lizzie’s parents, Simon (G 74-78) and Sally Ilett. Bridesmaids were Katherine Ilett (BH 93-97), Charlotte Ilett (BH 94-01), Charlotte Heywood (P 94-03) and Jenny Stratton. Other OFs present were: Emma Mee (BH 90-97), Adam (K 93-04) and Jenny (P 96-03) Howard-Dobson, and Lottie Florence (V 01-03).

Deaths

John Creasy Gooderham (K44-53)

  • When
    28th June 2014

John Creasy Gooderham (K44-53) passed away on June 28th 2014 after a long illness bravely borne. A Memorial Service was held for John on Monday the 4th of August at Bacton Church and a Marquee was set up on the field opposite the church for tea and cakes after the Service. A private family crematorium service was held prior to this date.

Births

Nash

  • When
    17th June 2014
  • Parents
    Karen and Marcus Nash (S 89-94)

To Karen and Marcus Nash (S 89-94), a son, Magnus, born on the 17th of June 2014, weighing in at a healthy 8.7lbs.

Births

Loveridge

  • When
    30th April 2014
  • Parents
    Catharine and James Loveridge (R96-01)

To Catharine and James Loveridge (R96-01), who are now the proud parents of a daughter, Rose Elizabeth, born on 30th April 2014.

Deaths

John Barrett (Barrie) Barber (S37-40) 

  • When
    2014
  • Where
    Yealmpton, Cornwall

John Barrett (Barrie) Barber (S37-40) died early in 2014 in Yealmpton, Cornwall, according to Colin Micklewright. He was known to have been in Bomber Command during WW2 and afterwards had a 39-year career in the furniture business.

Births

Emblin

  • When
    21st August 2013
  • Parents
    Francesca and Brett Emblin (K86-93)

To Francesca and Brett Emblin (K86-93), a son, William Miles Allan, was born on 21st August 2013, weighing 6lbs 13ozs. He has already had his first photograph in a miniature MCC sweater bought for him at Lord’s during the NZ Test match.

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