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The Death of Mike Godwin DERR, The Association Secretary

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It's with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of Michael Kenneth Godwin, he suffered a heart attack on the morning of Tuesday the 12th March. His wife Sue has asked Toby North to coordinate the Regimental Family so I would very much appreciate it if you would let Toby know if you intend to attend the funeral, this will help cater for the numbers. Toby North <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>


Sue has also asked that you let the family grieve that this early stage in private, she is aware that a number of you will be thinking of her and the family which is appreciated. You have been asked not use the mobile phone number Mike provided as a contact number as Secretary of the Association, out of respect to the family as it is his personal one.

Please do not send flowers as Sue would much sooner you give the money as a donation the details of which will follow.


The Service is to be held on 5th April at 3pm at the following address:-


Harbour View Crematorium & Woodland Burial Ground

Randalls Hill

Lytchett Minster

BH16 6AN


Plenty of car parking on site


Wake is to be at:


Ferndown Forest Inn (this is co located with the Ferndown Golf Course)

Forest Links Road



BH22 9PH


Jim Waterfall
- 17 March 2019 at 05:39pm

My most sincere condolences to Sue and family. My thoughts are with you
raymond g barnett
- 18 March 2019 at 09:19am

Please accept my condolences. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Ken Norris
- 8 April 2019 at 12:21am

Rest in Peace Mike, truly I looked up to you, and respected you so much. Condolencies to your family. Regards, Norris Family.
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