Sunset Call – Tom Cockbain


It is with sadness that we have to report the passing away of Tom Cockbain on 24 May 2012 at the age of 94.

The funeral service details are as follows:

Thursday 31st,May

15h00 hrs.

Settlers Park Retirement Village in Don Prowess Hall Port Alfred.

Our Condolences goes to the family and friends.


Tom will be remembered for the following:

SAAF WW2 with Oom Jannie aircrew,

Founder of Radar Services in the SAAF,

Founder of SAAF Museum Swarkop,

Over 50 yrs SAAF service.

Founder of Port Alfred Branch 1986 and chaired 12 yrs

Founder of 43 Air School Garden and Wall of Rememberance

and many more……..

“At the going down of the Sun, and in the morning, we will remember him”

Marianne Fryer

National Secretary

SAAF Association NHQ