Newsletter 2010


Vice Admiral Sir Phillip Watson KBO, LVO

Marconi Veterans’ Association regret to announce the death just before Christmas of Sir Phillip Watson who between 1981 and 1985 was Chairman of Marconi Radar Systems in Chelmsford.

Sir Phillip served in the Royal Navy for 36 years, rising from the rank of Lieutenant in 1941 to Vice Admiral.  Among a number of ships in which he served was the Royal Yacht Britannia.

The Marconi Veterans’ Association has placed an entry in the online book of condolences: a memorial service will be held at St John the Baptist Church, Bodicote, Oxfordshire on Saturday 20th February.