News 2018

Funeral of 23509322 Herbert Lillicrap

1 May 2018


It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of one of our members, 23509322 Herbert Lillicrap who passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 14th April 2018.

His funeral will take place at Portchester Crematorium, Upper Cornaway Lane, Portchester, Hampshire, PO16 8NE on Friday 4th May 2018 at 1115hrs. For those attending, dress should be sombre but need not be black - Regimental or Unit ties are acceptable. Should anyone wish to send a sympathy card please send them to his Wife, Mrs Pamela Lillicrap, 34 Monkton Road, Copnor, Portsmouth, Hants, PO3 5DH.

The wake will take place at the The Cormorant Public House, 181 Castle St, Portchester, Fareham, PO16 9QX from 1230hrs – 1500hrs to celebrate Herbert’s life, and all are welcome to attend. (Follow signs for Portchester Castle, parking is at the rear of the pub).

Flowers may also be sent, and should be sent care of Searson Funeral Directors, 105 Winter Road Portsmouth, PO4 8DS. They should arrive by Thursday 3rd May. Any donations should be made to Macmillan Cancer Support, as they helped Herbert a great deal during his final days.


Yours Sincerely,


Mrs Babs Reid


Surrey & East Hampshire