HMS Resolution Committee

Richard Berridge

Richard Berridge"Chuck"


Current Committee position:-    Webmaster, Treasurer & Members' Registrar

Other committee post held:-    All of the above

Dates on reso:-    April 1982 – November 1990

Department worked:-    Aft Engineering

Currently living in:-    Tamworth, Staffordshire.

Current working state:-    Employed at Alta Estate Services/ Department of Estates/ University of Birmingham

Other societies and clubs involved with:-    Royal British Legion (Riders branch); Submarine Association (Lincoln branch); Royal Naval Association (Tamworth Branch)

Best bit of advice ever given:-    Keep it simple Stupid

Best service memory:-    Lots of good memories of time served with so many, Yorkie Naylor fishing me out of extraction pump alley, Pat Gallagher’s leaving do, Blair Jelly’s wedding, etc., etc.

If money was no problem:-    I’d buy a villa in Cyprus and retire to there. Somewhere near pafos/ coral bay.

Person most admired:-    Douglas Bader, a hero who never said I’ll just lay down and take it easy! Through hell and high water that never say die attitude instils in me that never give up hope, never give in.

Biggest regret:-    No regrets :) everything in life happens for a reason, good or bad and you learn to deal with it, what doesn't kill us makes us stronger.


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