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Members present were GI’s –Dobson, Luker, Boyle, Pilkinton, Potts, Beer, Horswill, Prout, Nuttycombe, Thurston, Walker, Manning, McKie, Baker T.


Apologies from GI’s – MacCallum,  Bennett, , Richardson, Cook C, Clarke J, Curnow, Lowther, Phipps, Rennie, Cook S, Archer, Lewis


The 286th Meeting was held at the St Levans Inn on Thursday 10th April 2014. 


The Social Secretary opened the Meeting at 20:02 with the Loyal Toast to Gunners, Missilemen and AWW’s everywhere. 


Crossing the bar


Minute Proposals: The 285th Minutes were proposed by GI Potts and Seconded by GI Baker T


Treasurer’s Report: 



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Secretary’s Report:


Social Secretary’s Report:

The Ladies night is now fixed for the 6th June at the Aquarium. The request to use the wardroom at RMB Stonehouse  was unsuccessful on this occasion as they are having an audit on the date in question. The other alternative was to use the Seniors mess. Unfortunately on the day in question , the Mess is coming out of a major refit and therefore would not be available should the refit move right by any amount. Our contact was against booking this date just in case. He would however be very happy for us to enquire in the future.

At the Aquarium for numbers of 50 to 60 dining will take place in one of the tunnels with either fishes swimming around us or sharks. Prices tbc post recce by the President. Bar and disco will finish at 00.30. Unfortunately I will not be attending I’m off to Scotland on holiday with the missus.

The Mason’s lodge in Stoke has been booked for the Gentleman’s evening 7th November and I am probably off to India again in the first week of November.


GI Prout has kindly volunteered to investigate and run with the proposed  GI’s meeting in Gib for March 2015. ( PREZ: Leroy please touch base with G I Dave Hunt who has the gen)



Vice President:



Presidents Report: 



Welcome to:  GI Manning


Apologies Rx’d from: GI’s  Bennett, Cook S


       Sick Note:  None to report.


Happy Birthdays: GI’s  Daniel 21st, Evers 3rd, Smith M 4th, Morgan 10th, Serman, Lewis 17th




Presidents Charity:


Association Website:  Our website is up and running .

Guest Book – Please visit and add your comments. There is still not enough action occurring even though the President of the Portsmouth Association has responded himself through it. Big Mac remains convinced that nobody wants to speak to him as he always seems to speaking to himself.  So if for nothing else, visit the site and say hello to Big Mac.

If you have something that you would like included on the site, email it to our Webmaster (Ray Lester).  Ray has done a brilliant job of amending the website as soon as I request anything.


Portsmouth Website: - don’t forget to keep tabs on the Portsmouth Website.  


Emails Rx’d from around the Globe:


GI Ralph Bladen


Raffle Prize donators: GI’s Horswill, Prout, Lowther, Dobson, Beer, Phipps, Peart, Pilkinton, Manning x 2


Next Raffle:  GI’s   Boyle, McKie, Prout, Horswill, Thurston


Raffle Winners: GI’s Paul the landlord, Baker T, Prout, Beer, Horswill, Pilkinton, Luker, Dobson, Walker


Tonight’s raffle raised  £75  towards the Presidents Charity. 


Thank You to everyone for your contributions.   




GI Baker T. On Tuesday I travelled all the way to Birmingham to watch my favourite band ‘The Wild Hearts’    The guy who was taking me up there had a road traffic accident prior to the event so  was unable to drive.  Mrs Baker stepped into the Breach went with me despite hating The Wild Hearts. We missed the first band ignored the second band and hit the bar. Went to see The Wild Hearts after 4 songs i got conned into crowd surfing and got kicked out as a result.


Any one wishing to attend Daz Honeychurch dine out at BRNC for  11th December.  For those interested contact PO(AWW) Davies


The Meeting closed at 20:32


The next Meeting (287th) will be held on Thursday 8 May 2014 at the St.Levans Inn.


Still only £10 per annum plus a £5 joining fee.  Full Members get a £5 discount for the Ladies Night Dinner and the Branch Dinner so why not pay up now and feel better for paying less at these prestigious Serials.


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 See you at the next Meeting.




Yours Aye


Nick  & Steve


         P.S.  Please advise of any spelling mistakes so that they can be corrected to maintain a professional set of Minutes. 


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