Winchester Press – obit – Michael Hugh Dymoke Broad
Michael Hugh Dymoke Broad
Michael Hugh Dymoke Broad of Winchester diedpeacefully in hospital on Sun., Jan. 20, 2008. He was 77.
He was predeceased by parents Colonel Robert Norman Dymoke Broadand Katharine Monica Pulford of England. He was the husband ofthe late Wendy (Gammon), and the loving husband of Irene Woolford.He is survived by his three children Peter (Julie), Georgina (PeterEllis), and James. He was the cherished grandfather of Rebeccaand Charlotte Broad. He was the uncle of Valerie Woolford andfamily.
Michael’s schooling carried him through Wellington College, Sandhurst,and Cranwell Military Colleges to a career with the Royal AirForce Regiment. This took him to many postings in the U.K., aswell as Singapore, and Cypress. His fields of service were infuels, explosives, and ordinance. He was particularly proud ofthe time spent in Nepal for a relief mission to fly rice intosmall villages in the mountains. His responsibilities were toestablish an air field. This operation was called “KhanaCascade” in 1973.
Always a gentleman, he never spoke ill of anyone, and was alwayswilling to see the other side of the argument.
Michael’s charm, kindness, and gentle spirit will be sadly missedand never forgotten.
The funeral service will be held at St. Matthias Anglican Churchin Winchester on Mon., Jan. 28 at 2 pm. Refreshments will follow.
Donations to RCAF Memorial Association or Winchester DistrictMemorial Hospital would be appreciated.
The arrangements are entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in SouthMountain, 613-989-3836.