Conwy RNLI receives donation in memory of a family member.

Lifeboats News Release

Conwy RNLI has received a generous donation in memory of Naval family member.

Family members pictured with volunteer of lifeboat, outside the station.

RNLI/Conwy

Family members during presentation

Today (Sunday 19th May 2019), volunteers of Conwy RNLI were presented with a donation in memory of Jeffrey Bossons RN of Sale, Manchester. He joined the Royal Navy aged 17 and served as Radar Specialist until retiring from HMS Devonshire.
He enjoyed holidaying in Conwy with his wife Anne (Pictured in Blue top).
Donations from his son's place of work have already been sent to RNLI.

Pictured Anne Bossons and family following presentation of cheque for £370.

Volunteer Press Officer/Helmsman Alan Flood said "We are very grateful for this donation which will help us continue our lifesaving service. We are particularly moved when such donations are in the memory of a family member with a connection to the sea".
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Notes to editors

• Conwy lifeboat station has been operating since 1966.

• To learn more about the lifeboat station go to www.rnli.org.uk/conwy

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Danny-Lee Davies, Conwy RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer 07999321639

Alan Flood, Conwy RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer 07871505513

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