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Flt Lt Tony McGlone RIP

Old 17th Oct 2011, 18:25
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Flt Lt Tony McGlone RIP

A good man left us yesterday after a brave fight. Thoughts with Ruth and the girls. RIP Magoo
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Old 17th Oct 2011, 18:51
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RIP Big Fella.
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Old 17th Oct 2011, 19:32
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A sad day indeed. A real character, gentleman and hero who will be missed.
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Old 17th Oct 2011, 19:44
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Worked together on LLTS/F Flt. Old school professional. Always good for a laugh and did a great job as the Boss when Monty passed away. Happy Hour upstairs will be lively every Friday from now on! RIP
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Old 17th Oct 2011, 23:08
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I too had the privelege to work with him in the Taj - you always knew when he was about! He will be missed by a huge number of staff and ex-studes alike
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Old 17th Oct 2011, 23:33
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Incredibly sad news, taken from us far too early. The minute I saw this thread I thought of Ruth and Magoo and happy hours at Laarbruch...I will never arm wrestle again.

A fine man, great to fly with and to be around. My thoughts are with Ruth and the family.

A Shi!!y Day indeed
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 08:26
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RIP - 2 Navs

Fond memories from MRM on the Mighty IX(B) - RIP Magoo.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 08:34
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Saddened to hear the news. Mythoughts, sympathies and prayers with Magoo's family, friends and colleagues.

I met Magoo when he refreshed some years ago at Lossie. He was a larger than life character who always had quick line or dit to spin. Never a dull moment!

Raising a glass to you Magoo.

RIP.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 09:15
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Truely a sad day. My thoughts go to Ruth and the Girls. Many happy days spent in the bar and in the air on XV Laarbruch and IX(B) Bruggen.

RIP Magoo.

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Old 18th Oct 2011, 10:18
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What a top bloke, knew him well at Bruggen and met up again when we were both working for V****n M****s in the RAF lines @ Vicenza. My condolences to all his family.

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Old 18th Oct 2011, 10:48
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So saddened to hear the news, Magoo was larger than life, flew with him on 17F at Bruggen, top nav and bloody funny. Happy hours were very quiet when he was away(not very often). So sorry for Tony's family and friends.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 10:48
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Dreadful news. First met Magoo as studes at Fenton and then was lucky to serve with him at Laarbruch and Bruggen. Fond memories of an awesome det to Tanagra where we bounced around the Greek Islands - literally!

Like all, my thoughts are with Ruth and the girls.

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Old 18th Oct 2011, 12:13
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That's awful news. Known and worked alongside him for years. A larger than life character.

Thoughts are with Magoo's family.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 13:03
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Sad day. I'm sure he's livening up some Happy Hour somewhere up there....
RIP mate
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 14:34
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A sad loss, truly a larger than life character on IX(B) Sqn. Bumped into some of you aircrew folk in a bar on a Sqn det a while back, in you all walked in smart shirts, chinos and brogues, only to be followed by magoo in a toga and flip flops.......
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 16:13
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RIP Magoo

Bugger...

Deepest condolences to Ruth and the girls.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 21:29
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A knuckle-crushing handshake and several beers in the Belfry was my introduction to Magoo...hugely popular with the IX(B) linies, Per Noctem Volamus big man.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 22:17
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RIP Tony. It was a genuine pleasure knowing you.

Deepest sympathy for Ruth and the girls from all at Insty house.
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Old 19th Oct 2011, 15:20
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Not seen sight nor sound of Tony since Finningley days in the late 80s. Larger than life character then and obviously never changed. RIP big fella.

Was at his postings barrel. Now that was a night to remember - morning after wasn't much fun though.

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Old 19th Oct 2011, 18:32
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Served with Tony on 17(F) Sqn. A real character indeed. Shared a room with him for 8 weeks on the AAS Det in Kuwait and was crewed with him as well.We were invited onto a RN Ship one day in Kuwait city harbour, and "Partook" of an "ale" or three. I don't think I slept a wink that night due to his alcohol induced snoring!!! What a top bloke and he will be sadly missed.

RIP Magoo and deepest sympathies to Ruth and the girls.
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