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Today we were asked to pass on the sad news that Vera Bartholemew, wife of the late Bob Bartholemew, No.5 Cdo, passed away, peacefully, yesterday, 3 Feb 21.
Vera & Bob's daughter told us that Vera, who celebrated her 94th birthday in November, had been in hospital for a couple of weeks, but her passing was not linked to COVID-19.

A good friend of The Commando Association, Vera always supported Bob at functions and events, and, for some time after his passing, made the huge effort to attend the annual Remembrance Service at Spean Bridge.

Rest in Peace Vera, united with Bob again, you will be sorely missed.


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Proud son of Cpl Mick Collins, 5 Troop, No5 Cdo

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Bob Bishop
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Bless you Vera, you've been a wonderful friend and you will be missed.

Love to Lyn, Geoff and Daniel ❤

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Very sad news. Rest in peace Vera.
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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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Bill Harvey
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Thank you Vera for all you did for us I will always remember your wonderful smile, Our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends, God bless.

Bill


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Son of Gunner Bill Harvey No4 Commando who was killed in action on 1 November 1944 when liberating Flushing. "Their deeds shall live from age to age. They've writ their name on History's page. Upheld their glorious heritage. The Fighting Fourth Commando."
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Rest in Peace Vera



Do not speak.....unless it improves on Silence.

A good teacher opens the door.....you must enter yourself.


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