Crossed the Bar

John Selwyn Thomas Clarke, Ship’s Writer, Crossed the Bar.

It is with so much sadness that I announce that Ship’s Writer John Selwyn Clarke RFA(Retd) Crossed the Bar aged 84 on Tuesday 15th January 2013. John served in the RFA from 1952-1954 in RFA Fort Constantine and RFA Dewdale,

His funeral will take place at St Martin’s Parish Church Guernsey (HERE for their website and HERE for a map)followed by cremation at Guernsey Crematorium (HERE for their website and HERE for a map) on Friday 25th January 2013 at 1400, old shipmates will be very welcome and afterwards at the Royal Guernsey Golf Club (HERE for their website and HERE for a map).

Family flowers only by request but donations may be made in lieu to the Altzheimers Society see HERE

The funeral arrangements are being made by Argent Funeral Services Guernsey(see HERE for the website and HEREfor a map)

I do not have a photograph of John, if you have one please email me a copy at

On behalf of the RFA Association I extend our sincere condolences to his wife Muriel (Mickie) and son Geoffrey.


If you have a remebrance of John please e-mail me at and I will append it to this page.