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     BRANCH   MEETINGS.

Meetings held on the last Tuesday night, of every other Month at,   Barbourne Ex-Services Club
The Moors
WORCESTER
WR1 3ED

If you served In the Worcestershire,  Sherwood Foresters,  Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters .

T.A etc , or attached to one of these , (Even a different regiment or unit and you have no branches in this area) why not come along ?  Please contact with your details through 'FEEDBACK' PAGE, or the 'GUESTBOOK' PAGE` & we  WILL  get back to you.

 

         W.F.R.A........A.G.M`s.

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 SATURDAY  14 th  OCTOBER 2017

LICHFIELD SOCIAL CLUB, PURCELL AVENUE, LICHFIELD WS13 6TS 

WFRA AGM Lichfield :- will be held on Saturday  14 th October at Lichfield Social Club, Purcell Avenue, Lichfield. WS13 6TS commence 11.30 hrs.

 

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Dates of next Branch Meetings  and A.G.M.:- 

25THJULY 2017  20:00 HRS

26TH SEPTEMBER 2017  20:00HRS

28TH NOVEMBER 2017  20:00 HRS

ALL AT :-

Barbourne Ex Services Club

The Moors

Worcester

WR1 3ED

Saturday Veterans Breakfast Club at The Postal Order, 18 Foregate Street, Worcester WR1 1DN . On the first Saturday of the Month at 10:00hrs onwards ( exceot June 2017 see details in events list below)

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              EVENTS AND PARADES.

ADDRESS FOR   Gheluvelt Park, BARBOURNE ROAD,  Worcester.  WR3 7AA

 

EVENTS  AND CEREMONIES AT REGIMENTAL STONE AND INTERPRETATIVE FEATURE 2017

 

Saturday 10th June 2017 Breakfast Club Postal Order. Presentation of cheques 10:00 to 12:00. presentation at 11:00hrs approx

Monday 19th June 2017. Armed Forces Day, Flag Raising. Mayors parlour for 10:15. for 10:45hrs Service in Fore court.

Saturday 1st July 2017 Worcester Carnival. Croft road Worcester for all those that want to be on the float you must be able to climb a step ladder and be at Croft Rd for 12:50 hrs. IT IS IN MEMORY OF MIKE LAYLAND . Please email your intentions for walking course or on float to nigelfish@ymail.com

 

Saturday 1st July 2017  98th ANNUAL REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION DINNER
The 98th Annual Regimental Association Dinner (The Crich Supper) is to be held at Welbeck Hall, Welbeck Road, Nottingham NG2 7QW on Saturday 1 July 2017 at 1930 hours for 2000 hours.  Dress: Jacket, Tie and Medals.  Tickets are now available at £20.00 per person for a four course meal with wine and tea or coffee.  The Calling Notice, Menu choices and accommodation details can be found at http://www.stand-firm-strike-hard.org.uk/pdf/upload/Crich_Calling_Notice_2017.pdf

Sunday 2nd July Crich Pilgrimage.

The Crich Pilgrimage will take place at the Crich Stand Memorial on Sunday 2 July. Gates open at 1200 hours and there will be refreshment facilities, PRI and museum exhibits for all to enjoy. The gates to the site will close at 1430 hours and the Pilgrimage is due to commence at 1500 hours. The cost for parking is £2 per car and poppy crosses are also available for £2. Any further donations would be appreciated as all monies goes back into the Crich Memorial Fund.

Antecedent Standards of The Mercian Regiment are invited to attend and those wishing to are asked to meet at the Standard Bearers tent at 1400 hours for a briefing by the Lead Standard Bearer.

Saturday 26th August   Wreath laying ceremony remembering 1st Bn Vernon, France Aug 1944 - 7th Bn Kohima, Burma 1944/45 - 1st Bn Malaya 1950 - 1953 11:00hrs

Monday 9th October Wreath laying ceremony in respect of Pte Frederick Dancox VC Time TBC

Sunday 29th October 103rd Anniversary Battle of Gheluvelt - 11:30hrs More details to follow

Saturday 11th November Wreath laying ceremony for Armistice Day approx 12:00hrs (after 10:45 service outside Cathedral)

Timings:- Wreath laying ceremonies 11:00hrs except 9th October - 29th October and 11th november - awaiting details from City Council and Regimental Museum

 

More details  on events to follow

 

 


 

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