The arrangements for Joe’s funeral are being made by Grady’s Funeral Service (HERE For their website and HERE for a map).

Joe will be cremated at the Oaks Crematorium, Havant (HERE for their website and HERE for a MAP) at a time apppropriate when all the the appropriate documentation is completed.

Former shipmates and colleagues attending the funeral will be invited to join the family afterwards.

On behalf of the RFA Association and all Joe’s former shipmates and colleagues I offer our sincere condolences.

If you have any remembrances of Joe please email it to me at and I will post them on this page. Alternatively you can post to our facebook page “RFA Crossed the Bar”. I am also looking for photographs of Joe for this piece and the RFA Association Gallery and Archive, if you have one please email it to me.

Captain Joe Gaffrey RFA(Retd) 1934 – 2022