married to Zena. Family of Mitch & Sheelagh expanded to 3
granddaughters & 2 grandsons, plus 2 great-grandchildren. Living in
At CONDOR from 1950 to 1953. Left RN in 1966 to
HMS INDOMITABLE & HMS FALCON 01/53 to 01/54. Promoted AA4 20/11/54.
HMS DAEDALUS until March '58. Promoted to AA3 20/11/56.
HMS SANDERLING until August 1958. HMS FALCON until April 1961. Promoted
AA1 April '60.
HMS CONDOR until 06/09/64.
St Vincent until October 1966. Transferred to RAF in the rank of Flying
"The explosion in INDOMITABLE in
1953 resulted in my being off-loaded to Malta, to be reunited with Zena &
baby Mitch much earlier than expected."
"I enjoyed 16 years in the RAF,
retiring in 1983 as a Squadron Leader."
"I worked in Zimbabwe from February
1983 to May 1988, working as a Training Consultant - mainly in management
and instructional skills. Things changed in April 1983 when both Zena & I
turned our lives over to the care of the Lord. We had been searching for
the true meaning of life all our married lives and in 1983 the realisation
of who we really are meant to be really sunk in. Since then, we have the
best time ever, living our lives with Jesus Christ as our Lord and
"We returned to England in May '88 until
May '92. The highlight was helping to pioneer a part-time Bible School for
busy Christians. This started in September '89 with 55 students and is
still going strong with 192 students this year."
"In May 1992, we moved to Hanna in Alberta and we
came to beautiful Vancouver Island in May 1995."
HOBBIES & PASTIMES
"Being grandparents to about 40
lively teenagers in our church youth group."