Latest entries

  • Christopher Powell

    1st May 2022

    Sadly, we have heard of the death in March 2022 of Mr Chris R Powell, who lived in Birchington, Kent. He became a member of our Association in 1987 and was a long-serving member.  He taught at various schools in Germany; Berlin from 1962-65, then Monchegladback until 72, followed by 6 years in Cologne and lastly teaching at Hildesheim from 1979 to 1986. He returned to the UK, and lived in Berkshire and then Kent with his wife, Valerie. 


  • Don Kay

    8th March 2022

    Don Kay died at the beginning of March aged 96 years.  Don and his wife Jean had been a member of the Association since 1994.  He taught at Bourne School, Malaya between 1954-57 and then at Queen's School, Rheindahlen between 1960-72.  They had been married for 74years when Jean died last August aged 95 years.

  • Judith Richardson

    Not known

    We have also been informed of the death of BFES Association member Judith Richardson.  Judith joined the Association in 1998 and lived in Preston.

  • Judith Richardson

    July 2020

    Judith Richardson (née Parker) taught in the QE2 Coronation School in Libya from 1967-68; Wavell Primary School in Hohne from 1968-70, and finally Berengaria Infants in Limassol, Cyprus from 1970-74. She lived in Preston, Lancashire.

  • Mary Ronald


    Mary Ronald (née Shephard) sadly died in Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, on February 18th, aged 80 years.

  • David Rooney

    27th December 2017

    David was Head of King’s School, Gutersloh from 1965-1972.

  • Freda Rose


    Freda Rose sadly died after a long illness. Freda (and husband Fred who survives her) served with BFES in Osnabrück and Gütersloh between 1966 and 1972. Freda was later headteacher of Renhold Lower School in Bedford from 1974 to 1987. 

  • Fred Rose

    September 2019

    With great sorrow the Association learnt of the death of Fred Rose in September 2019. Fred celebrated his 96th birthday in great style at the Officers’ Mess in Mansergh Barracks during the Association visit to Germany in 2018.

  • Alan Rowlands


    Alan taught in Munsterlager 1964-1966; Wavell 1966-1971, Heildesham 1972-1978’ Buckeburg 1978-1080; Fleming School, Enger 1980-1985 where he was Headteacher.

  • Bettine Rudd


    Bettine Rudd has sadly died.  Bettine, who retired to Devon, taught in Oldenburg (1949-50), Buckeburg (1950-52), Delmenhost (1952 – 56).