Crossed the Bar

Sitrep 1 Funeral arrangements

It is with much sadness that I report that Captain (E) Donald Edwards RFA(Retd) (0170) crossed the bar on Wednesday 20th November 2019 aged 84.

His funeral will be held at 12:00 on Wednesday 11th Dec 2019 at St Martin’s Church (HERE for their webstite and HERE for a map) followed by a private cremation at 13:15 at Ruislip Breakspear Crematorium (HERE for their webstite and HERE for a map).

Old friends and shipmates will be made must welcome to the service and to to join the family afterwards for refreshments.

The arrangements for the funeral are being made by Grimstead Funeral Directors, Ruislip (HERE for their webstite and HERE for a map).

Family flowers only but donations in lieu, and if desired should be made to Doctor Graham Home (HERE for their webstite).

On behalf of the RFA Association I offer our sincere condolences to all his wife Celine, children Mark, Ken and Anne, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

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

Captain(E) Donald Edwards (Seen here in Denholms Merchant Navy Uniform)