We are passing on the notification that we recently received of the death of Gordon Howkins last autumn. His wife also passed away around the same time. According to our records Gordon was at Deception Island as Met Man in 1944 as part of Operation Taberin. Gordon had an inlet named after him.
‘I have to pass on the sad news of the Death of Paul Farmer who passed away late on Christmas Eve after he lost his battle with Cancer. The end was very quick as the week before he had been skiing out in Chamonix & thought he had at least another year to live. I was with him & his wife in the hours before he died & he did not suffer’