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Adam Hayes
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Sad News

Post by Adam Hayes » Sun May 30, 2021 10:29 pm

I have some very sad news to pass along. Quite a few of you have met Les Rumble, who was one of the small Essex contingent who attended many of the wargame weekends at Derby and Dumfries. He played the wily Marquis de St Ruhe in the Battle for Britain campaign and stepped in as Wellington at the last moment in the giant Waterloo game. Les was in hospital waiting on a fairly routine operation when he suddenly suffered a heart attack and was not able to be revived. He had his family with him when he passed away on the 23rd May.

Obviously all his friends and family are still in shock, we have a Les-shaped gap in our lives that is hard to understand. I suppose I have been lucky to have such an enthusiastic and good humoured friend to push toy soldiers around a table with over the last 40 years, but I was really counting on having another 40 to complete all the projects we’d started together! RIP Les, going to miss you.
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Post by obriendavid » Mon May 31, 2021 7:18 pm

My condolences on the loss of your friend especially harder when you have been friends for so long.
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Mon May 31, 2021 8:23 pm

I am very sorry to hear that he has passed away.
My sincerest Condolences.
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Re: Sad News

Post by j1mwallace » Tue Jun 01, 2021 11:20 am

Sorry to hear this Adam .
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