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CFVA No: 415

Wallis Randall (1922–2015)

Tributes have been paid to long-standing London Branch member Wallis Randall, who died peacefully on 9th June, 2015 after a long illness. Quietly spoken, Wallis always enjoyed a laugh, and was an active and popular member of London Branch, having served as its vice chairman at one time.

As a member of the former Coastal Forces Veterans Association (CFVA) he single-handedly founded its library, and in his role as Honorary Librarian brought much pleasure and interest to its Annual General Meetings at Lowestoft and Hayling Island.

A man of vision as well as initiative, Wallis had expounded the benefits of using the Internet as a means of communication from early on, advocating the creation of a CFVA website. Sadly his efforts met with resistence during the association's lifetime, but his persistence led to the eventual formation of the London Branch web site which is his legacy.

Lest we forget