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Old 13-01-18, 05:45 PM
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Default Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly OBE

Not sure if this is the right section to put this but Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly OBE , naval surgeon, commando, author and true gent passed away today.

Anyone who knew him, met him or knew of him will know what a loss his passing is! I met him twice briefly but had had a huge influence on my life and career.

RIP fair winds and safe anchorage Sir!
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Old 13-01-18, 06:37 PM
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A sad loss indeed, if ever there was a man in the right place at the right time it was surely him ... RIP, Sir ...Duty Done.
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Old 13-01-18, 06:41 PM
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RIP.
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Old 13-01-18, 07:49 PM
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A very sad loss. His book is a "must read". In the meantime try this:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Jolly
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Old 13-01-18, 10:44 PM
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He sounded like a great man.
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Old 14-01-18, 10:51 AM
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Default Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly OBE

Very sad news. I had the honour and pleasure of meeting him several times. He was a true gentleman. He was the only man decorated by BOTH sides after the Falklands War. RIP Sir.

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Old 14-01-18, 06:05 PM
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A tribute from the BBC can be found here
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Old 15-01-18, 04:10 AM
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Met ‘Doc’ and worked with him on exercise, also have a signed copy of his first book
He was, and remains, the standard for Commando docs
RIP Sir
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Old 16-01-18, 11:14 AM
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While the OBE is a fine award it does not reflect the attributes and deeds of Rick Jolly. He was pioneering in many respects, and set a fine standard for others to emulate.
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Old 16-01-18, 12:06 PM
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Our thoughts are with his family, I had hoped to meet him last summer when my brother married his niece, but sadly he wasn't well enough to attend the wedding. A great loss.

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