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Spr William Saunders Black

The Corps of Royal Engineers

Known as Billy

Service No: 23973148

28 Nov 1945 - 21 Sep 2013

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Remembered by: Sharon Black

Date added: 1 Nov 2013

William Saunders Black '' Billy ''
Peacefully on 21st September 2013, at U.H.N.S William (Billy), aged 67..
He was based in Malaysia 1969,Terendak Camp, with his first wife Barbara, they had a Son, Terence, who died aged 3 weeks, to cot death, and is buried at the Terendak Camp. He went out there to see his grave about 5 years ago.
William had another 2 children with Barbara, Sharon and Jason.
William had various partners over the years.. and the last 10 years, he was the dearly loved partner of Brenda, loving dad of Sharon, Jason and the late Terence, a loved father-in-law, and a devoted granddad, a very dear brother of Joan, Evelyn, Ian and the late John and a dear brother-in-law, uncle and a good friend to many.
Dad spoke a lot about his days in the Army.. he did various jobs, including Machine fitter, coal jagging (coal man)and his favourite lorry driving.. which was his last job, before he started feeling unwell, he was diagnosed with leukaemia, which was blood monitored, COPD.. He was finally diagnosed the last few weeks with Lung Cancer.
William is VERY much LOVED and MISSED XX

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