MINUTES OF THE 293rd MEETING 2014
Members present – GIs Baker, Jewell, Lewis, Richardson,
Lowther, Lynch, Horswill, Beer, Walker, Pointon, Roberts,
Pilkington, Potts, Luker & Dobson.
Apologies – GIs McKie, Clarke, Thurston, Cook, Boyle,
The 293rd Meeting was held at the St Levan Inn on Thursday
11 December 2014.
The President opened the Meeting at 20:00 with the
Loyal Toast to Gunners, Missilemen and AWW’s everywhere.
Crossing the bar:
The 292nd Minutes were proposed by GI Walker and Seconded by
Apologies Rx’d – the finances will be passed on to all at
the next meeting. Tonights costings are £15 for this
evenings tot of Rum. Food for the Games Night has been very
kindly provided at no cost to the Association and the Pool
table will also be free for us tonight, thank you Paul & Ann
Bodenham for your generosity.
Apologies sent from our Secretary, he’s currently enjoying
his Wedding Anniversary out in St Lucia.
Social Secretary’s Report:
Ladies Night 2015 will be at Stonehouse Barracks, currently
pencilled in for the first weekend in July. GI Lynch has
stepped up to the mark and will take over the organisational
responsibilities for this event.
The final numbers for the meeting in Gibraltar currently
stands as 6 personnel who will attend it. It should be noted
the April Meeting for the West Country GIs Association will
be held in Gibraltar.
Vice Presidents Report:
A date in November 2015 will be secured for us to hold our
Branch Dinner. This will give ample time for the planning
and advertising process, watch this space…
Proposals in for VP & Sec for Januarys meeting please.
GIs Lowther, Lynch and our TASIs waiting patiently outside.
Sick Note: GI Curnow.
Birthdays in December:
GIs Cockfeild 3rd, Peplow 7th,
Richardson 9th, Dash 10th, Gunners Yeo
25th, Bilbe 27th, Swain 29th,
Curnow 30th, Macoy (if he turns up) 30th,
and GI Scouse Bladen would have had his on the 30th
as well bless him
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ALL
Thank You to all who continue to donate to the Presidents
Charity, each meeting shows a fantastic amount of generosity
from you all – Thank You.
Currently closed down.
Emails Rx’d from around the Globe:
Raffle Prize donators:
GI’s Lewis, Horswill, Jewell, Beer, Dobson, Pointon, Luker,
Pilkington, Potts, Roberts, Richardson, Baker, Lowther &
GIs Horswill, Richardson, Lowther, Baker & Lynch.
GI Walker – I’ve literally just found out from GI Deakins in
Pompey that CPO OPS (M) Dave Grassie has sadly crossed the
GI Lewis – The football shirts have gone off for their final
embroidery as part of my project, I’ll let the Treasurer
know when the money side of it is finalised.
GI Dobson – Apologies for January and February.
GI Jewell – Merry Christmas everyone, have a good one and
I’ll be away from meetings until the middle of March.
GI’s Walker, Roberts, Beer, Lynch, Richardson, Pilkington,
TASIs Burton, Coleman, Allen, Dudman and Mr Bodenham of
course. Tonights raffle raised £120 for the Presidents
Charity – Thank You to everyone for your
The Meeting closed at 20:36
The 294th meeting will be held on Thursday 08th
January 2015 at the St.Levan 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.
See you at the next Meeting.