R.D. Small (Hesperus; 76-81)

The wife of Richard Small (76-81), Jennine Heymer Small, informed the OP Society from Australia in January 2018 that her husband died suddenly on December 3rd,  2017. She wrote: “Richard was a kind and gentle man who has left behind 15 year old twin girls.”




A.A. Pearse (37-40)

Commander Tony Pearse (37-40) lives in Lymington. He joined the Royal Navy in 1941 and spent his first two years onboard HMS Warspite. This ended at the Salerno Landings during the Italian campaign where the ship was very badly damaged by new German glider bombs. Further wartime years, passed mostly in convoying. After that, there…