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PostPosted: 02 May 2018, 16:32 
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Lt.Col. Lawrie Shuttleworth DFC, commander of 15 and 25 Squadrons SAAF during the Second World War, passed away in Kimberley last night. He was 103 years old.
http://saafww2pilots.yolasite.com/lawri ... eworth.php

After the war he worked as an auditor and served on the Kimberley city council and also as mayor.
A newspaper article on the occasion of his 100th birthday - https://www.pressreader.com/south-afric ... 0814323061


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PostPosted: 02 May 2018, 20:53 
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103 is a very good innings indeed. RIP.

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PostPosted: 02 May 2018, 21:07 
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H1017412 wrote:
103 is a very good innings indeed. RIP.

There can't be many of his peers still alive, WW2 ended 73 years ago, the youngest veterans must be at least 91 years old.


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PostPosted: 03 May 2018, 11:12 
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RIP Lawrie. He was a great help and full of Sparkle when he helped me with The Aegean Pirates book


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