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Phil Baldwin RIP

Postby Paul W. Baker » Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:08 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen

I have been asked to pass on the very sad news of the passing of one of our own. Phil Baldwin passed away today, 18 Feb 2016 at 19.20hrs. Our thoughts and prayers go to Mick and John and the rest of Phils family.

On a personal note, Phil was just there to guide me, help me and advise me whenever I wanted it. He was there waiting for me every year at Noah's ARC when I went for the first time and we spoke for ages and still giving me the most sounds and honest advice. Phil, thank you for everything and may you rest in peace my friend.

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Dave Parky » Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:46 pm

Such a great loss. A true gent, and a true Hussar. RIP, and condolences to Phil's family.

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby rick aindow » Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:47 pm

Gone too soon, RIP Phil

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby PINKY » Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:31 am

I got to know Phil better through NoahsArc and had huge respect for him as we chatted and discussed issues together.
RIP friend
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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Bob_H » Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:39 am

Was a member of my troop in HK. Phil always provided an element of humour, no matter in what sort of situations we found ourselves. On this forum he was a constant and intelligent contributor.
Although I knew he wasn't well, this has still come as a great shock. He will be sorely missed.

RIP old friend.

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Arnie » Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:18 am

R.I.P. You will be sorely missed from Noah's Arc. I cant remember ever having met you in the Regiment though you must have followed me as Clothing Store-man in Benghazi. I enjoyed tremendously knowing you on this site. You were a stalwart, with a prodigious memory of all things Regimental.
Condolences to all your loved ones and Rest in Peace. Farewell.
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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Sam » Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:29 am

BAD BAD news another hawk gone to the Regt in sky -Rest In Peace my thoughts go to his family

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Johnny Morris » Fri Feb 19, 2016 9:20 am

R.I.P Old friend, we will all miss you, difficult to imagine a reunion without seeing you there and our late night story telling.

You were my friend for 46 years and I consider myself blessed for every one of them

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Bob Winch » Fri Feb 19, 2016 3:05 pm

Another great Hawk gone, Sam and I both sad to hear about this. Phil was one of the first to welcome Colin Clayton and I to the Regt in 1973, he led us (17 year olds) astray that night! But he looked out for us too. A great friend, always helpfull to me throughout my time in the Regt. He was always at Noahs Arc reunions and its going to be hard for us all not to see him sat ready, to say hello to everybody. There's a huge space in our ranks now and we are all going to miss him for millions of reasons. RIP Phil.
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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby DAVE D » Fri Feb 19, 2016 3:43 pm

R.I.P. Phil. It was an honour and a pleasure to serve with you. My thoughts and condolences to your family at this sad time.
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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby FERDY » Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Another great man, and Hawk, taken too soon, I will miss our late night/early morning internet chats, while you looked after the security at Superdrug.

Rest in Peace old Pal, may be as an old Hawk in your new surroundings, you could start to issue wings ?

My condolences to Mick, and the rest of Phils Family .

Legend !!!

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby mather609 » Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:26 pm

Such a shock. Good memories from HK. Will be sorely missed. Always a font of knowledge. RIP pal..

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby HarryBennett » Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:23 pm

Phil will be greatly missed at reunions. Rest in Peace.

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Johnny Morris » Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:09 am

Anyone wishing to send a sympathy card for Phil the address is

Mick Baldwin
25 Pershore Grove
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1EJ

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Re: Phil Baldwin

Postby Shep » Sat Feb 20, 2016 3:41 pm

Rest in Peace old friend
Do your best to smile and remember the good times your Dad was amongst the best

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