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It is my sad duty to announce the death of Lt Col Jerome Church whilst staying with his daughter in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA. He was outside enjoying the sunshine and playing with his grandchildren when he fell and hit his head on Friday. The Ridgewood emergency services responded with amazing speed and were attending to him within minutes. He was rushed to intensive care, but unfortunately the injuries were so severe that despite the very best efforts, nothing could be done to save him. He died on Saturday morning with family around him.
The current intent is to have the funeral service in Ridgewood, NJ (probably on Friday) and hold a memorial service in London at a later date.
More details, including an address, will be circulated when they are known.