It is with sadness that we inform you that Robert (Bob) Patrick Smith passed away on the 1st of February 2023.

Bob served at Maralinga in 1958 and became involved with the BNTVA in 1990. He was instrumental in raising funds for the memorial stone in Paisley and became the standard bearer for Scotland as well as a trustee for the BNTVA. While a trustee bob then raised funds to have a permanent memorial installed at the NMA. In 2013 Bob unveiled the new BNTVA memorial saying it was one of his proudest moments ensuring the veterans had a permanent record of their service at the tests.

Bob’s funeral is on Tuesday 21st of February 2023 at 10.30am at:
Glasgow Crematorium
Maryhill (Glasgow)
19 Tresta Road
G23 5AA

There is a facility to watch his funeral online at:

Using the following login details:
Username: XAYA7689
Password: 142315

The webcast of the service will begin approximately 5 minutes before the service.

For those who would like to make a donation to the memory of Bob, they can be made at: