John Anthony Buberle
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Royal Marine Band Colour Sergeant John Anthony Buberle 30/11/1941 - 30/11/2020
attended Parkstone Sea Training School and enlisted 8/1/1957. During
his service he was based at RMSM Deal, HMS Excellent and Eastney Barracks.
He served on HMS Tiger joining in 1961 shortly after marrying his wife
Jill. In the 1970’s John went on to serve on board HM Yacht Britannia.
1973 saw him tour Australasia and Asia including the 1974 Commonwealth
Games in Christchurch New Zealand. This was followed in 1976 by a tour
of North and South America. During this trip John was awarded the ceremonial
honour of being made a Freeman of New Orleans, something he treasured.
John went on to end his Marine Duty at HMS Excellent as Band Instructor
to the volunteer band at Whale Island. On his discharge his Commanding
Office wrote “He is confidently recommended for any type of employment
where personal integrity, dedication, loyalty and a ready wit and outgoing
personality would be of value”.