23/05/2024- Member


A memorial service will be held on Monday 3rd June 2024, 1.30pm at Rochester Cathedral followed by reception at the Corn Exchange, Rochester.

With permission of the family we share this invitation:

“In remembrance of the amazing and beautiful life of James we wish to extend an invitation to those who knew and loved him to a memorial service on Monday 3rd June 2024, 1.30pm at Rochester Cathedral.

There will be a reception held afterwards at the Corn Exchange, Rochester to celebrate the life and happy times of James.

All are welcome.” 

Dress Code: Formal

To help the family estimate numbers we would be grateful if you can let us know if you are attending by completing this short RSVP form.

As a reminder, British Fencing is collating messages of condolence from the community to pass to James’s family – if you would like to send a message please click here.


In lieu of flowers please make donations in memory of James, for:

Supporting Fencers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (BF Charity)

Myeloma UK

Royal Free Charity, Amyloidosis Research Fund

League of Friends, Kent & Canterbury Hospital


Rochester Cathedral – Google Maps – Garth House, The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1SX

The Corn Exchange – Google Maps – Northgate, The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1LS


  • Rochester Riverside Multi-Story Car Park, Cory Road, ME1 1PZ
  • Rochester Railway Station, Corporation St, Rochester, ME1 1NH


Please note that there will be a private cremation for family and invited close friends following the service.


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