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£130raised of £500 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £130 to Go to The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

    Norwich, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 3rd December 2016

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    Our brave Grandad sadly lost his fight against bone cancer on Tuesday 1st November 2016. He was let down by the NHS, specifically Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, after they failed to tell him that he had bone cancer. Even though he'd been complaining of agonising back pain for months, which had left him bed ridden.
    Even after numerous trips to the hospital, scans and x-rays, Grandad was told his prostate cancer hadn't spread! Diagnosis ranged from muscular back pain to the pain being caused by a virus!
    It was only when our Grandad recently ended up in hospital again (for what turned out to be Pneumonia) that our Grandma took action and asked again if Grandad's Cancer had spread. Finally his consultant admitted it had, breaking the devastating news that our Grandad only had months to live.
    Those months, actually turned into two agonising weeks for my Grandad, before he passed away. He was in so much pain he couldn't even bare to be touched.
    In his Memory I am raising money for The REME. The Role of the REME is to maintain, repair and manufacture equipment to keep battle winning aircraft, tanks and weapons in good working order.



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      • Henry Severs

        Henry Severs

        Nov 4, 2016

        Very sorry to hear of your Grandfather's passing Gemma. Hope you can reach your target and give him the funeral your Granny would like. Hx


      • H Guy

        H Guy

        Nov 4, 2016

        Sorry for your loss, good luck with fundraising x


      • Annie


        Nov 4, 2016

        Thinking of you all and sending my love xxxxxxxxxxx


      • V Knowles

        V Knowles

        Nov 4, 2016

        Good luck Gem, I hope you reach your target and help your grandma xx


      • Denisa I

        Denisa I

        Nov 3, 2016

        So sorry to hear this Gemma! Lots of love xx


      • S Nappin

        S Nappin

        Nov 3, 2016

        Sorry to hear that Gem 😘 Xxx


      • Michelle Bodle

        Michelle Bodle

        Nov 3, 2016

        Thinking of you all xx


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      Gemma Richards

      Gemma Richards

      Norwich, United Kingdom

      My Grandad was very special to me and my family. He served his our Country when he did National Service in The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, something he was always very proud of. All donations will now go to The REME

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