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Larry Southgate

It is with great heartache and sadness that I am writing this to inform you that Larry Southgate (my dad) passed away yesterday afternoon (13.2.2019) following a battle with pneumonia, which sadly he lost.

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It is with great regret to hear that Larry as attended his last parade.He will be missed by all the committees and members that new him I found his remenicies of his army service most informative and I will miss his postings on the web site.I will have a drink to you Larry at the A G M. Roland.

Re: Larry Southgate

Roberta will you please let me know when your father will be buried and where. Regards Roland.

Re: Larry Southgate

As soon as we know the date (hopefully will find out on Monday) will let you know. Location will be Stockport Crematorium as per Dad’s wishes.

Re: Larry Southgate

The funeral of Larry Southgate will take place on Saturday 23rd February, at Stockport Crematorium. Location of wake to be confirmed.

Re: Larry Southgate

The funeral of Larry Southgate will take place on Saturday 23rd February at 10.45am at Stockport Crematorium. Location of wake is to be confirmed.

Roberta Lawless

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Re: Larry Southgate

The wake for Larry Southgate will take place at:
Governors Hotel,
Cheadle Hulme
SK8 7EQ
Following the service at the Crematorium

Re: Larry Southgate

My condolences to the family. I met Larry at the AGM in Bedford last year but had some correspondence via this forum.

Re: Larry Southgate

Roberta has emailed this copy of a letter she has received:#

Re: Larry Southgate

The following is the link to the page on the Signals' website where the Last Post appears;

https://royalsignals.org/royal-signals-association/last-post/

(Copy and paste)

Re: Larry Southgate

I've just come across this photo of Larry chatting to two chaps. Sorry - I don't know who they are:

Re: Larry Southgate

It was nice to see the photograph you posted.
Thank you.

Roberta

Re: Larry Southgate

I met his dad, a good man. I'm really sorry. Greetings from Trieste.