(Late 1 Bn K.O.S.B), Born Eyemouth, Scotland. Passed away at Ashburton, aged 92 years. Loved husband of the late Daphne, and loved father and father in law of Malcolm and Louise (Melbourne), and Ian and Felicity (Sydney). Much loved grandfather of Patrick and Jennifer (Melbourne) and Letitia (nee Thomson) and Logan Smart: Fergus and Pollyanna (Sydney), and best friend of Rosemarie and Greg Trudgeon. Messages to the Thomson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A Funeral service for Alex will be held at the Sinclair Centre, Park Street, Ashburton on Tuesday 21st July, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.