EOD Bruen, Nigel Arthur (Bernie)

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Bruen
  • FORENAME
Nigel Arthur (Bernie)
  • UNIT
Fleet Clearance Diving Team 3,Royal Navy
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER

  • AWARD
Member of the Order of the British Empire, Distinguished Service Cross
  • PLACE
Falklands 1982 (DSC) Gulf of Suez 1984 (MBE)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 20.11.1946
son of John Martin and Marjorie Elaine Margaret (nee Holliss) Bruen
educated The Old Malt House,Swanage,Dorset
educated Wellington College,Berkshire
educated Birmingham School of Dramatic Art
educated HMS Britannia
R.N. 1968-88
mine clearance diver
R.N. of Oman 1988-96
later Lt Commander
married Patricia Valerie Haye 1999
 
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Karen Baldry

New Member
  • SURNAME
Bruen

  • FORENAME
Nigel Arthur (Bernie)

  • UNIT
Fleet Clearance Diving Team 3,Royal Navy

  • RANK
Lieutenant

  • NUMBER

  • AWARD
Member of the Order of the British Empire,Distinguished Service Cross

  • PLACE
Falklands 1982 (DSC) Gulf of Suez 1984 (MBE)

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 20.11.1946
son of John Martin and Marjorie Elaine Margaret (nee Holliss) Bruen
educated The Old Malt House,Swanage,Dorset
educated Wellington College,Berkshire
educated Birmingham School of Dramatic Art
educated HMS Britannia
R.N. 1968-88
mine clearance diver
R.N. of Oman 1988-96
later Lt Commander
married Patricia Valerie Haye 1999
Known to my dad, Vernon Baldry, as “Bernie the Bolt” back when he was stationed at Plymouth! Dad has sadly passed but mum remembers the poems and songs Bernie would compose - some of which were too colourful to repeat! Bernie holds a special place in a family’s memories!
 
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