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Minutes of Aberdeen Branch










062. Apologies Mr J Gall, Mr W Booth, Mr B Neave





063. Welcome

The chairman thanked members for a good attendance also Mr Donald from Inverness and Mr McHale the Scottish Regional Vice-chairman.


064. Minutes

Minutes of the last meeting held on 11th February 2016 are a True record.


Proposed by Mr G Fenton

Seconded by Mr A Main




065. Matters Arising Points to be discussed at AOCB. Fees, Annual Conference

Members & partners who wish to attend Regional Function Perth also B&B costs?


066. Chairman’s Report

A vote of thanks for all those who attended the following.

Armed Forces/Veterans Parade in June 16. Due to work


Commitments I was unable to attend. (Highland Show)


Remembrance Services at Kaimhill and Cowdry Hall


Aberdeen Council Civic Parade. Some members were


Unable to march but joined up at the 22 Social Club.


067. Secretary’s Report Scottish Regional Function at Perth 20 May at the Salutation


Hotel for 7pm those wishing to attend names in by the 30 March.


Armed Forces/Veterans Parade 24th June 2017 as per previous


Years Aberden UOTC will host us at Gordon Barracks Village


Including displays and Beat Retreat by the Massed Bands.


Remembrance Services dates Friday 10th November at


Kaimhill Crematorium, Aberdeen Council Civic Parade


Cowdry Hall Sunday 12th November.


Wales & Western Region are holding a Reunion at the


Doric Hotel in Blackpool on 17/19th November those who


Wish to attend costs are £105 per person Dinner B&B.


Commemoration dates 100th Battle of Arras 9th April in


France also Edinburgh Castle those wishing to attend the


Edinburgh Service is by invitation only names ASAP.


44 Scottish Battalions were involved in 1917 along side


Canadians and others.


068. Treasurers’ Report The Treasurer gave a report for the year 2016 and intimated


to the Branch the balance as at last statement £1,592.84.


Proposed by Mr J Young


Seconded by Mr Quin




069. Election of Officials The President asked the current official’s for a Status Quo


For the year 2017. They all agreed to stand.


070. AOCB a.The memorial outside St Marks Church in Union Terrace are


Looking for a new site in Aberdeen/Shire area.


b. It was suggested by the Chairman should we raise the fees


to £15 per year this was defeated.


c. Annual Conference at Deepcut Delegate only to attend from


the Branch as in previous years.


d. Scottish Regional Function tickets are £20 per member


and wife £25 for guests cut off date 30th March. B&B costs


grant may be in the region of £30 per member.


e. Vote of Thanks by Mr Ian Paterson for the Branch Officials


for the excellent work during 2106.


f. Games Night Thursday 9th March.


g. Altens Military Museum visit date to be confirmed later.


h. A Day Trip to be considered with a grant from Deepcut.


I. The Montage Award was presented to Mr Roy Ingram by the


President Mr Doug Fraser.


071. NEXT MEETING Thursday 13th April 2017 at 7.45pm Twenty Two Social Club.


072. Meeting closed at 2030. Supper was served


Mr Jim Clark Secretary Original copy signed James Clark


Mr John Cunningham Chairman Original copy signed John Cunningham