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NAME/No.
NOTES
INFO
LOCATION
INSTRUMENT
STATUS
Roy Adrian
ra.adrian181@btinternet.com
RMB 3647
   
Carlton le Moorland
Bassoon
Donated
Allen (Bill) Adshead
RMB 4094
   
 Deal
 Cornet/Piano
Donated
Ray Alberry
RMBx 3187
   
Doncaster
Solo Cornet
Donated
Chris 'Dan' Archer
PO22378C
   
Pytchley
Corp of Drums
Donated
Eddie Armstrong
RMB 3559
   
Coalville
Cornet/Violin
Served from -56 to -68
Donated
Miles Attwell

        Donated
Pat Barker (Deceased)
RMB 3401
   
Margate
  Cornet/Violin
Donated
Keep up all the Good Work-You're a “STAR!” Our Great RMBS Family would be much poorer without all your dedication and input.
Deal
Corps of Drums
Lifetime Donation
Dave Barton
deebart@ntlworld.com
RMB 3958
   
Ashford
Alto Sax/Viola
Donated
 
  Click to see a photo of Les Barratt 
Halifax
Solo Cornet
Donated
 
Click to see a photo of Bart
Dartmouth 
Solo Clarinet
Donated +++
John 'Jan' Bettinson
jbettinson@sky.com
RM23715
   
Plymouth
Corps of Drums
Donated
Keith (Tom) Bowler
RMB 3445
 
Clacton - on - sea
Trombone
Donated
A. F. John Bower
RMBx 2345
 
  Click here for more info about John Bower
Loughborough 
Flute/Piano
Donated
Adrian Brett
adrianjohnbrett@gmail.com
RMB 3730
 
Update about Adrian Brett
London/Folkestone
Flute/Piano
Lifetime Sub! In Memory of Jack Arbery

Neil Boxall

   
Redhill
  Donated
John Buberle
RMB 3605
 
Click to see a photo of John.
Gosport
Trombone
Donated
Alan Keith Busby
granite4@sky.com
RMB 3784
   
Helston
Basses
Donated
John Bushell
jf.bushell@virgin.net
RMB4003
   
Scotland
Basses 
Lifetime Donation!
Thank you for your generosity John. I will endeavor to continue this epic journey on your behalf for as long I'm able. Dickie Valentine.
Bill Callow
RMB 3979
 
 
Portsmouth 
Clart/Viola
Donated
Nelson E 'Nobby' Clarke
paultina@hotmail.co.uk
RMBX 808 (age 92)
 
Scarborough
Percussion
Life time
G.J. (Nobby) Clark (Deceased)
RMBx 3147
 
Click here for more info about Gordon "Nobby" Clark
Dartmouth
Solo Clarinet
Donated
Peter "Nobby" Clark
peter.clark20@btopenworld.com
RMBx 3198
 
Grantham
Cornet/Sax/Clart
Donated
Dr Paul C Coker BSc.,BA
paul@thecokers.eu
PO32832X
 
Click here for more info about Paul Coker
Portsmouth
Trombone
Lifetime Donation!
Paul Collett
tubby.tuba@tiscali.co.uk
RMB 3827
   
Dorset
Basses
Lifetime Donation!
Thank you!
Frank Coleman
RMBx 1976
 
Click here for more info about Frank Coleman
Bournemouth
Cornet/Vln/Viola
Donated
Stephen Cook
RMB 3766
 
Gillingham
Trombone
Donated
I am in awe! Thank you.
John Cowdrey (deceased)
Deal
Donated
Noel Crook
RMBx 2664
 
Milton Keynes
Solo Clarinet
Lifetime Donation

Thomas G. (Gerry) Culley
RMB 130016

 
 For the record my National Service began at Lympstone on 5 Jan. 1953 where I was auditioned, following which I was told I would be transferred to the Band Service. I went on to complete the training as a general duty marine and in Sept. 1953, I was transferred to RMSM Deal where I arrived complete with a Lee Enfield rifle and raised more than a few eyebrows. In Nov. 1953 I was drafted to HMS TRIUMPH as a Musician where I served under Bandmaster (later to be Lt. Col.) Paul J. Neville for the remainder of my National Service, and was honourably discharged at Deal on 4 Jan. 1955. I am now 70 and believe it or not have only just just discovered your excellent website. I thought that it would be nice to hear about any of the lads I served with but I think I'd better be quick since I was the youngest in the band.
Dundee
Trombone/Piano
Donated
Robert (Bob) Cummins
RMB 3840
 
Portsmouth
Cornet/Violin
Donated
Thank you again for your generosity Bob.
Gareth Davies
Q004101A
   
Pontefract
Tnr Sax/Violin
Lifetime Donation
Russell Davies
RMB 3882
   
Plymouth
Percussion
Donated
Arthur Deakin
RMB/x3113
   
Blackhall, Co. Durham
Solo Cornet
Donated
Carl Deakin
RMBx 2394
   
Newton Abbot
Tnr Sax/Violin
Donated
David (Stan) de Gernier
RMB 4202
 
For the record my National Service began at Lympstone on 5 Jan. 1953 where I was auditioned, following which I was told I would be transferred to the Band Service. I went on to complete the training as a general duty marine and in Sept. 1953, I was transferred to RMSM Deal where I arrived complete with a Lee Enfield rifle and raised more than a few eyebrows. In Nov. 1953 I was drafted to HMS TRIUMPH as a Musician where I served under Bandmaster (later to be Lt. Col.) Paul J. Neville for the remainder of my National Service, and was honourably discharged at Deal on 4 Jan. 1955. I am now 70 and believe it or not have only just just discovered your excellent website. I thought that it would be nice to hear about any of the lads I served with but I think I'd better be quick since I was the youngest in the band.
Dundee
 Piano/Cornet
Donated +
John Dixon
RMBX3369
john.dixon369@tesco.net
   
Scawby, Lincolnshire
Bass/Tuba
Donated
** Frank Dominey
RMB 3582
   
Sidmouth, Devon
Flute/Piano
Donated

Mervyn (Bilko) Durrant
RMB3518
   
Ropley
3rdClart/2ndBike
+Broom
Lifetime donation
What a guy!
John Elsley
RMBX2290
   
Clanfield, Oxon
Clart/Vln
Donated
Stewart A. Elms
RMB 3906
   
Winchelsea, E. Sussex
Trombone/Guitar
Donated
Ian Epps
ian-epps@virginmedia.com
RMBX2698 
   
Fareham
Trombone
Donated
Thank you again!
** I joined in Sept(?) 1956 No. RMB3582. I turned out to be a reasonable flute player under the guidance of Peter Wastall but a dreadful pianist under prof Stride. 4 years 'J' Wing; a few months in Arbroath before a two year stint on HMS Centaur. Then RNEC at Manadon under Mick Hutton for a while before the Home Fleet in Chatham under a drunken Bandmaster who's name I have forgotten. (Like most things these days)! My last draft gave me a great time at HMS Ganges under Jock McConnell where I perfected my Drum Major skills! I bought myself out from there (regrettably) as I had built up a good teaching practice ashore in Ipswich, and Pusser wanted me to spend a few more years at sea, which after the Centaur experience I was not keen to do. Perhaps I should have done, who knows what may have transpired. Thank you for all the work you do on the website it is great to hear about old friends and their adventures in the 'after band life'.
Best Wishes for 2012.

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