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Pete Ferry: Chiefy
February 12, 2018

Joined: May 12, 2014
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Pete Ferry: Chiefy

February 12, 2018

Sad to report Pete Ferry has died. Always known as ‘Chiefy’, Pete was a very kind and gentle sort of guy and he was always ready to help anyone. I saw him last 3 years ago at the NE Branch Dinner. He told me, matter of factly, he was fighting cancer and  we had a good old chinwag together. My condolences to Sandy, his family and friends, another old soldier gone to the big parade ground in the sky. R.I.P.Chiefy.

February 14, 2018

Joined: May 5, 2014
Posts: 747
Pete Ferry: Chiefy

February 14, 2018

Pete Ferry was "Chiefy" in Detmold when, as "Canteen Cowboy" escorting the sick, lame & lazy to the MRS at Hobart Bks from Lothian, I found an envelope containing over £200 in DM's. I took it in to Chief Ferry who counted it out & said "Go & buy yourself out" !! Needless to say, knowing (hoping !) he was joking, I declined his offer and accepted the reward that the RSM (Roy Mills, RIP) "negotiated" for me of a few bottles of spirits & crates of Coke ( the money had come from the local Coke factory). How the "reward" was used up is another story, involving many of my "A" Sqn pals !! Anyway, although I never saw Pete Ferry after we left Detmold because ERE postings ensured our paths never crossed, I never forgot his words ! RIP Chiefy, your time at "the desk" will be remembered by many. John (JKW)  

July 22, 2018

Joined: May 9, 2014
Posts: 24
Pete Ferry: Chiefy

July 22, 2018

R.I.P Pete, Condolenses to Sandra from Christene and I.  


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