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The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member Jack Macroberts
« on: September 12, 2013, 08:20:01 AM »
I was informed last night of the passing of well known REMRL member Jack MacRoberts on Tuesday nght at the Fremantle hospital from a heart attack.

REMLR and I am sure all of it's members and registrants would like to extend our sincerest condolences to Jack;s Family in this time of loss. 

Jack, we will certainly miss you, Rest in Peace. 
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2013, 08:46:19 AM »
How sad!

What was Jack's user name?
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2013, 09:35:20 AM »


SAD to hear - great man.
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2013, 09:51:08 AM »
Very sad indeed.

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2013, 09:55:47 AM »
Sad news, My Condolences to his Family.

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2013, 10:31:42 AM »
RIP Jack

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2013, 01:04:43 PM »
How sad!

What was Jack's user name?

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2013, 01:14:14 PM »
Sad to hear. I have am image in my head of most of the people we speak to on the forum even if I have not meet them and he was one of the people I would like to have meet.
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2013, 02:51:30 PM »
That is very sad news indeed.   My coldolences from myself and my family to his family and friends.
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2013, 05:29:57 PM »
Our sincere condolences to Jack's family and friends
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2013, 05:30:12 PM »
Terrible news!

I have never personally met Jack, but have conversed with him on the Net and traded with him many times, either through various forums or through Margaret's E-bay account. In every instance, I found him to be an absolute gentleman and of the highest integrity.

A sad loss to the MV community and of course, much more so to his family. I offer my sincere condolences.

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2013, 07:35:57 PM »
A huge loss to the community, a thorough gentleman, condolences to his family and friends, I hope he didn't suffer, Dennis :(
He does have his S2A 109 wagon for sale on Gumtree ATM.
ps his old user name in REMLR (AULRO) was JackM.

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2013, 07:49:33 PM »
I met Jack once at the Brookton Motor Show - what a nice chap and very knowledgeable on all things Army!

Thank you Dennis and Richard for confirming his identity,

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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2013, 07:52:29 PM »
What a shock. Jack was so active within the military community here in Perth. A very sad and sudden loss.

For those who may not know, Jack had just completed an extraordinary Austin Champ restoration project. His story can be found here - http://hmvf.co.uk/forumvb/showthread.php?28539-The-Restoration-of-Austin-Champ-1824
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Re: The Sad Passing of a REMLR Member
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2013, 08:21:28 PM »
I visited Jack and his band of mates restoring Military vehicles in Welshpool only three weeks ago.
He looked his usual fit healthy self, Khaki shorts, khaki short sleeved shirt ( yes, in Perth's winter) and GP boots. Always keen to help and a knowledgeable feller too.
I hope the Military Vehicle Club boys finish his 1917 Model T Light Horse patrol car in his memory.

Rest in Peace dear friend.
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