Obituaries

Obituaries

Dave Meaby

It is with heavy hearts that we have to announce the death of Dave Meaby. Dave, former club secretary for Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Marksmen and the Welsh Gallery Rifle Club, as well as organiser for the Army (ATSC) Gallery Rifle Open competitions, sadly passed away on Saturday August 18th 2018. Dave was a regular

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Eulogy for John Glen

 Eulogy for John Glen, written by his daughter Sharon  “A Life Well Lived” Let me start by saying what a joy it is to see you all here today, at this very private gathering of family and friends.  This would have meant so much to Dad, John and Glyn. That’s right. You all knew him,

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Jim Thompson

We were saddened to learn of that Jim Thompson, NRA Vice President, passed away in Peterborough Hospital, Ontario, Canada at 6pm local time yesterday; his wife Marion along with his daughters Claire and Eva were with him at the end. Jim was a former Executive Vice President of the DCRA, a post that he held

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Richard van Lingen

We are sad to report that Richard van Lingen of South Africa, NRA Vice President, passed away on Saturday night after a prolonged illness. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends.   Andrew Mercer Group Chief Executive & Secretary General

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John Chapman

It is with considerable regret that we can advise NRA members that John Chapman, a longtime member of the Manitoba Provincial Rifle Association and the DCRA and good friend of the NRA, passed away peacefully on Sunday 11th March 2018 in the Grace Hospital, Winnipeg. He was a frequent visitor to Bisley with the DCRA

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Sir Roger Bannister

The NRA are sad to learn that Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, has died at the age of 88.  Sir Roger was a long-serving Vice President of the National Rifle Association and a strong supporter of target shooting in the UK. Our thoughts are with his

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Rae Wills

It is much regret that we can report that Rae Wills, long standing NRA member and for many years Historic and Classic Firearms Representative, passed away on Saturday 24th January after a long-term illnesses. Rae was well known to many NRA members and passed away at home peacefully having recently celebrated his 79th birthday.  

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Harry Thompson

  It is with great sadness we report the death in hospital on 14th February of Harry Thompson. Harry was an indefatigable inspiration of shooting in the West Midlands for many years, being at various times secretary of WFRA Bromsgrove RC, Hereford and Worcester RA and the MRA. The funeral will be at 11 am

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