MINUTES OF THE
GI’s –Thurston, Bennett, Pointon, Potts, Baker, Roberts,
Beer, Curnow, Horswill, Pointon, Prout & Richardson.
GI’s Cook, Nuttycombe, Luker, Jewell, Walker, Archer,
Holmes, Dobson, Lewis
The 314th Meeting was held at the Leading Hand and
Corporals bar H.M.S. Raleigh Thursday 08 September 2016
The President opened the Meeting at
with the Loyal Toast to
Gunners, Missilemen and AWW’s
Crossing the bar
313th minutes were proposed by GI Bennett and
Seconded by GI Tidball.
Apologies for missing the meeting due to compassionate
Proposals book is on the table for the January 2017 meeting.
Social Secretary’s Report:
If any of the courses are around in November you are quite
welcome to join us, we are having a Gentlemen’s evening. It
is not a black tie dinner but it will be semi formal, it
will cost £25 a head for a 4 course meal wine and port
included. Beer is £3 a pint and the place will stay open
until the last person stops drinking. Location is very close
to the Barbican. As for existing members I am disappointed,
only 11 members signed up for it and could be a non starter,
I have had a word with the Prez and he said it will go ahead
even if is just to a restaurant with a few beers afterwards.
I did warn you last month if the apathy remains as it is I
will not be arraigning any socials. Those whom wish to come
I need your names by next meeting, don’t forget as many
guests as you wish. It is on every gunnery face book page.
Apologies sent nothing to report
I’d like to thank our regular members for making the trip
over here and to welcome the two latest Career Courses.
Guys, in a minute I’ll ask you to stand up and give a quick
introduction about yourself.
Above all though, I’d like to thank Cpl “Slasher” Johnson
for allowing us the use of his bar. I understand that the LH
& Corporals Mess in going through some dire times and its
future looks uncertain but despite this he’s extended his
GIs: CPO Heal
Nobby Clarke (CPO(M) Rtd
Both Courses introduced themselves to the room. WCGIs then
GIs. Lynch (5th), Manning (14th),
Archer (24th) & Loar (30th) - Happy
Birthday to you all.
Old one: Hi Ty, The Sensory Room at Hamoaze House is up and
running. Everyone loves it and it is being very well used.
Thanks for your help, regards, Nicky
New one: I’ve been in touch with Veterans for Dogs. Firstly,
I have to apologise about my inept research. They’re not a
Dorset based charity they’re actually from Hannahs in Newton
Portsmouth site is still down
Emails Rx’d from around the Globe:
GI Beer Apologies
for the next meeting, I will be on a world tour of Scotland
but I will be at the men’s do.
Just like to thank you, the Killicks and PO courses for
Raffle Prize donators:
GIs Prout, Beer, Thurston, Curnow, Pointon, Baker, Tidball
GIs Jewell (D), Bennett, Roberts, Perry, Potts, Curnow
GI’s Wall x 2, I’Anson, Roberts,
Curnow, Wiffen, Guile
Tonight’s raffle raised £120 which will go towards the
Meeting closed at 20:52
See you at the next Meeting.
Nick & Ty