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Weʼre raising £1,000 to Help fund the installation of a new bench at Shimmers' graveside and a plaque at his favourite spot in Dorset.

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Thank you for visiting the donation page to help fund the cost of having a special bench placed at Shimmers’ graveside with a plaque designed by his immediate family.

Sgt. Nathan Shimwell - Royal Engineers, sadly left us on 24 July 2017 and is sorely missed by all those he knew.

His family are currently unaware that we are raising funds to help them out, we‘d like to surprise them at his Osnabruck reunion memorial weekend on the 4 Aug. We are reaching out to his military friends and comrades far and wide, especially those who can’t make the weekend and want to do their part in memory of our fallen brother.

The full cost of the bench, plaque and placement is £680, and Nath's family have been informed they are now top of the council list for it to be installed after a 12 month wait. If we can get near that amount to help his family out and show them just how much his military friends and family love him, it will be an amazing gesture they‘ll never forget.

Please note: We have set a target of £1000. This is to cover the cost of the bench, and if possible, to have a plaque/memorial place installed at his favourite place in Dorset by his kids. Anything raised over this amount will be donated to a military charity who have had a big input with his family since he passed away.

Your generosity on this occasion will be gratefully received guys.

Thank you.

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    • Sam Wood

      Sam Wood

      Aug 4, 2018

      I went through basic training and served in Tidworth with Nath. Great bloke. Happy to donate.


    • Joshua Gallagher

      Joshua Gallagher

      Aug 4, 2018


    • Anonymous


      Aug 3, 2018

      From Lorraine Issitt (Turk's mum) : Your memory will live on x


    • Tony Wood

      Tony Wood

      Aug 3, 2018

      Was barrel of laughs will be sorely missed fly high REgards


    • Joanne Jones

      Joanne Jones

      Aug 2, 2018


    • David Mills

      David Mills

      Jul 28, 2018

      Great idea this AJ, top man. Looking forward to seeing you and the lads on the day and honouring Shimmers.


    • Alannah Welsh

      Alannah Welsh

      Jul 25, 2018


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