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In Memory

Sam and Jan photos side by side

Fund pays tribute to The Guinea Pig Club members Sam Gallop and Jan Stangryciuk-Black

All at the RAF Benevolent Fund pay tribute to the service and life of the last members of The Guinea Pig Club, Flight Sergeant Sam Gallop and Lieutenant Jan Stangryciuk…

24 October 2023
Stan and Joyce 2

The lasting legacy of Stan and Joyce Smith

Former RAF Flight Lieutenant Stan Smith and his wife, former WAAF Pilot Officer Joyce Smith, generously donated £50,000 as a legacy gift in their wills to the RAF…

Elizabeth running and smiling in Fund branding

University student completes Hever Castle Triathlon for the Fund in late father's memory

On 23 September, Elizabeth Williams completed the Hever Castle triathlon raising money for the Fund in memory of her late father who was an RAF serviceman.

4 October 2023
Sam on his bike at RAF Marham

RAF serviceman to complete 400-mile charity cycle ride in friend’s memory

RAF serviceman Samuel Roberts is currently taking part in a 400-mile cycle ride over four days between four RAF stations in memory of his belated RAF Rugby League…

Tour De Bases

Duo take on huge cycling challenge for charities

A duo from Lincoln have undertaken a tremendous cycling challenge to raise money for three charities close to their hearts – Cancer Research UK, SSAFA and the RAF…

25 August 2023
Wilfred Ibbotson in uniform

Dambusters 80th anniversary: Remembering my grandad 80 years on

This year marks 80 years since the daring Dambusters Raid in 1943. To mark the occasion, we spoke to Deb Wolstenholme about what the anniversary means to her family.