Andrea Wallis, Mike’s partner’s sister has contacted us with news of the passing of Mike Butler
Dave Matthews wrote recently to let us know of the death of Jim Steen. Jim died recently in Canada. He wintered at ’64 and ’65 at Stonington as a GA.
Sad news has been passed to the club that Alan Carroll has just died. He had complications from Pneumonia. Dave Burkitt said that he had been in touch with Alan on a fairly regular basis. His wife Jane phoned him on Saturday to say that Alan had been re-admitted to hospital in Banbury following a bad…
Ken Lax wrote to let us know of the death of Pete Holloway, ex Bransfield crew and club member. Ken wrote: ‘I regret to tell you that Pete passed away yesterday. His passing was peaceful and he was with friends. I will keep you informed of any funeral arrangements.’
Harold Michael (Mike) Fielding surveyor at Stonington 1968-69 died on 7th July 2017 after a long illness. The funeral will be held on 24th August in Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Article on the US research station, McMurdo
The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter IceSheet is available (along with all back copies) on our website. This issue articles include mid-winter celebrations, an update from the director of operations, Jerry Burgan’s retirement, the new library at Cambridge … and more!
Exactly 100 years after the SY Aurora set sail for the last time, the ANARE Club held a ceremony to mark the loss of the SY Aurora and her crew. The ceremony took place at Newcastle Cathedral in New South Wales, as it was from Newcastle that she made her last departure.
Our previous call out was a great success so we have another request from Allan: Anyone in the Hampshire area interesting in visiting another BAS club member who is not in the best of health, at the moment? Details from email@example.com or 01254 247541.
Malcolm Evans aka Splendid has written to let us know of the sad death of club member James ‘Jim’ Exley. Jim was at base ‘Y’ in ’55 and ’56.